self-explaining

adjective
self-ex·​plain·​ing | \ ˌself-ik-ˈsplā-niŋ How to pronounce self-explaining (audio) \

Definition of self-explaining

: capable of being understood without explanation : self-explanatory a self-explaining product name

First Known Use of self-explaining

1821, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-explaining.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-explaining. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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