self-proclaimed

adjective self-pro·claimed \ ˌself-prō-ˈklāmd , -prə- \

Definition of self-proclaimed

: based on one's own assertion
  • a self-proclaimed genius

First Known Use of self-proclaimed

1835

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SELF-PROCLAIMED Defined for English Language Learners

self-proclaimed

Definition of self-proclaimed for English Language Learners

  • : giving yourself a particular name, title, etc., usually without any reason or proof that would cause other people to agree with you


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