self-portrait

noun

self-por·​trait ˌself-ˈpȯr-trət How to pronounce self-portrait (audio)
-ˌtrāt
: a portrait of oneself done by oneself

Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-portrait was in 1822

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Cite this Entry

“Self-portrait.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-portrait. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

self-portrait

noun

self-por·​trait
ˈself-ˈpōr-trət,
-ˈpȯr-,
-ˌtrāt
: a portrait of oneself made by oneself

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