- The definition of self-confessed is something that you are based on what you admit to yourself.
If you admit to yourself that you have a bad addiction to chocolate, this is an example of a situation where you are a self-confessed chocolate addict.
self-confessed definition by Webster's New World
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being such by one's own admission: a self-confessed thief
self-confessed definition by American Heritage Dictionary
According to one's own admission: a self-confessed plagiarist.