self-proclaimed


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self-pro·claimed

(sĕlf′prō-klāmd′, -prə-)
adj.
So called by oneself; self-styled.

self-proclaimed

adj
proclaimed or described by oneself: the self-proclaimed leader.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-proclaimed - proclaimed to be or described as such by oneself, without endorsement by others; "self-proclaimed experts"
declared - made known or openly avowed; "their declared and their covert objectives"; "a declared liberal"
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self-proclaimed

[ˌselfprəˈkleɪmd] ADJautoproclamado
References in classic literature ?
Holding a cane in her hand, she stood self-proclaimed as my small friend's mother.
Neatly dressed in professional black, he stood, self-proclaimed, a prosperous country doctor--successful and popular in a wide circle of patients and friends.
The vice president of the self-proclaimed republic of Somaliland in northwestern Somalia expressed willingness Monday to seek international recognition as an autonomous state, saying independence from war-torn Somalia is the will of its people.
The self-proclaimed star tells me she's saved the current series of Louie Spence's Showbusiness on Sky1 by appearing on it!
NEVER mind the volcano, Japanese earthquake, war in Afghanistan, Haiti famine, people living in rubbish tips in Nigeria and South Africa, it was almost heart-rending to hear the terrible plight of the self-proclaimed self-pity Club having to travel in Untold Luxury to get to play football in Madrid.
Susan and her self-proclaimed freak husband David believe Victor's happiness is all important.
Summary: The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four co-defendants will be tried in a civilian court in New York, U.S.
"An Iraqi army force captured a gunman from self-proclaimed Iraq's Islamic State during a security operation conducted in Eden district, east Mosul," a Ninewa military source told Aswat al-Iraq.
I was convinced I was going to die," says Grant Stoddard, the author of Working Stiff." The Misadventures of an Accidental Sexpert (Harper Perennial, $12.95) and self-proclaimed romantic at heart, via phone from his home in Manhattan, the milieu for his sexcursions as a columnist at Nerve.com.
THOUGH HE never attended classes at the illustrious institution of UC Berkeley, rapper Mac Dre was a self-proclaimed California Bear.
In a letter warning off national brokerage firms, the Commission's general counsel, Lee Harris, stated "Kentucky is a so-called 'turf state' and our licensure laws are much different and much stricter than many other states' laws." Under this self-proclaimed "turf state" policy, says Harris.
One of the most appalling cases occurred in Maricopa County, Arizona, the home of Joe Arpaio, self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" In 2004 one of Arpaio's SWAT teams conducted a bumbling raid in a Phoenix suburb.