self-professed

self-professed

adj
avowed or acknowledged by oneself
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This means the two are still required to present themselves today to explain why they should not be punished for disobeying orders requiring them to produce the self-professed NRM General Miguna Miguna in court.
PREDICTABLY, many self-professed "Christians" were offended by Greggs' recent, tactless Christmas advertisement which depicted a cheap and greasy sausage roll lying in the manger in place of the baby Jesus.
A self-professed "good Nazi", Speer convinced Nuremberg judges of his innocence and was instead sent to Spandau Prison for 20 years.
SPRINGFIELD - Local self-professed neo-Nazi Jimmy Marr and about eight of his supporters exchanged taunts and slogans Monday night with 30 to 40 "Antifa" counter demonstrators, who squared off on opposite sides of G Street in Springfield.
In Fox's Making History, Adam Pally, a comedian and the self-professed "Jewish Matthew McConaughey," plays Dan, a college facilities manager who discovers he can travel to the past with the help of a special duffel bag (yes you read that correctly).
Moreover, the self-professed, "Ambassador in motion," noted that he aims to depict a pleasant image of Kuwait in the form of philanthropic and humanitarian deeds.
Summary: Hours after an explosion tore through Downtown Beirut killing Rafik Hariri and 21 others, Al-Jazeera's Beirut Bureau Chief Ghassan Ben Jeddo spoke on the phone with one of the self-professed perpetrators of the attack, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard Wednesday.
Benek, a self-professed "techno-theologian" and futurist, thinks that as artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence, they will find religion.
Fright Night BBC3 9pm Comedy horror remake, starring Anton Yelchin as Charley Brewster, a teen who enlists the help of a self-professed demon hunter to confirm his suspicion that his new neighbour (Colin Farrell) is a bloodthirsty vampire and has been hunting on his turf.
And like Bake Off and Sewing Bee, oh it's definitely working - which is why this second series has remained so popular with all self-professed armchair interior design gurus out there.
Love plays a teacher, and Sutter, a self-professed "huge'' Nirvana fan, said, "I thought, who better than Courtney Love?
I'm a self-professed economics nerd, and a friend of mine recently recommended Tim Harford's brilliantly-written The Undercover Economist Strikes Back, which explores the complexities of major economies.