self-created

adjective

self-cre·​at·​ed ˌself-krē-ˈā-təd How to pronounce self-created (audio)
-ˈkrē-ˌā-
: created or appointed by oneself
Workers wanted jobs that offered something new to learn, something different to do and clear identification with a self-created group, ideally demonstrated by a uniform.Doris Weatherford
This group represented what was essentially a self-created nobility.Jodi Campbell

Word History

First Known Use

1606, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-created was in 1606

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Cite this Entry

“Self-created.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-created. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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