self-labeled

adjective

self-la·​beled ˌself-ˈlā-bəld How to pronounce self-labeled (audio)
: described or designated by oneself as being such : labeled by oneself
a self-labeled food snob
self-labeled liberals

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-labeled was in 1858

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Cite this Entry

“Self-labeled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-labeled. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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