self-portrait


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self-por·trait

(sĕlf′pôr′trĭt, -trāt′)
n.
A pictorial or literary portrait of oneself, created by oneself.

self-portrait

n
(Art Terms) a portrait one draws or paints of oneself

self`-por′trait



n.
a portrait of oneself done by oneself.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-portrait - a portrait of yourself created by yourselfself-portrait - a portrait of yourself created by yourself
portrait, portrayal - any likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits"
Translations

self-portrait

[ˌselfˈpɔːtrɪt] Nautorretrato m

self-portrait

[ˌsɛlfˈpɔːtrɪt] nautoritratto

self-portrait

(selfˈpoːtrit) noun
a person's portrait or description of himself. Rembrandt painted several self-portraits; The man described is a self-portrait of the author.
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