Self-styled Definition

sĕlfstīld
adjective
As characterized by oneself, often without right or justification.
American Heritage
Considered and called (something specified) only by the individual himself or herself; alleged (to be such) only by the person concerned; pretended; professed.
A self-styled expert.
Webster's New World
The definition of self-styled refers to a description that you give to yourself or a claim you make about yourself.
An example of self-styled is when you declare yourself a computer expert.
YourDictionary

Claimed by the recipient, as a title one given to oneself.

This self-styled king of the hill must prove himself before the title has any worth.
Wiktionary
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Origin of Self-styled

  • self- +"Ž styled

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