self-styled

adjective
\ ˌself-ˈstī(-ə)ld How to pronounce self-styled (audio) \

Definition of self-styled

: self-proclaimed self-styled experts

First Known Use of self-styled

1640, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-styled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-styled. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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self-styled

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English Language Learners Definition of self-styled

: called a particular thing by yourself

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