self-descriptive

adjective
self-de·​scrip·​tive | \ ˌself-di-ˈskrip-tiv How to pronounce self-descriptive (audio) \

Definition of self-descriptive

: serving to describe oneself : being or providing a description of oneself … shedding self-consciousness by filling out name tags that included their occupation and a self-descriptive adjective: Laura, banker, scandalous. Tom, sales, adventurous.— Roger Yu

First Known Use of self-descriptive

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-descriptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-descriptive. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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