Self-styled meaning

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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.

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As characterized by oneself, often without right or justification.
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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.

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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.

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Origin of self-styled

  • self- +"Ž styled

    From Wiktionary