self-destroyer

noun
self-de·​stroy·​er | \ ˌself-di-ˈstrȯi(-ə)r How to pronounce self-destroyer (audio) , -dē- \
plural self-destroyers

Definition of self-destroyer

: one who brings about his or her own destruction or ruin … convinced the screenwriters that they needed to adhere to Petit's self-definition as an "artist" rather than a reckless self-destroyer.— Jeff Simon

First Known Use of self-destroyer

1645, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-destroyer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-destroyer. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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