self-styled


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self-styled

(sĕlf′stīld′)
adj.
As characterized by oneself, often without right or justification: "poets, real or self-styled" (Constantine Fitzgibbon). See Usage Note at so-called.

self-styled

adj
(prenominal) claiming to be of a specified nature, quality, profession, etc: a self-styled expert.

self′-styled′



adj.
called or considered by oneself as specified: a self-styled leader.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-styled - as claimed by and for yourself often without justification; "the self-styled `doctor' has no degree of any kind"
questionable - subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin"

self-styled

adjective so-called, would-be, professed, self-appointed, soi-disant (French), quasi- He fiercely criticised self-styled educational experts.
Translations

self-styled

[ˌselfˈstaɪld] ADJsupuesto, sedicente

self-styled

[ˌsɛlfˈstaɪld] adjsedicente
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