self-made

adjective \ ˌself-ˈmād \

Definition of self-made

: made such by one's own actions; especially : having achieved success or prominence by one's own efforts
  • a self-made man

First Known Use of self-made

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SELF-MADE Defined for English Language Learners

self-made

Definition of self-made for English Language Learners

  • : made rich and successful by your own efforts



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