self-inclusive

adjective

self-in·​clu·​sive ˌself-in-ˈklü-siv How to pronounce self-inclusive (audio)
-ziv
1
: enclosing itself
2
: complete in itself

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-inclusive was in 1877

Dictionary Entries Near self-inclusive

Cite this Entry

“Self-inclusive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-inclusive. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Fashionable Words

  • dog-sunglasses-scarf
  • Which of these items is named for a deadly weapon?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY