self-described

adjective
self-de·​scribed | \ ˌself-di-ˈskrībd How to pronounce self-described (audio) \

Definition of self-described

: as described by oneself : as one refers to oneself a self-described anarchist

First Known Use of self-described

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-described.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-described. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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