self-proclaimed

adjective
self-pro·​claimed | \ ˌself-prō-ˈklāmd How to pronounce self-proclaimed (audio) , -prə- \

Definition of self-proclaimed

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

First Known Use of self-proclaimed

1780, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-proclaimed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-proclaimed. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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self-proclaimed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-proclaimed

usually disapproving : 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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