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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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Summary: New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): The CBI on Thursday filed a charge sheet in the Rouse Avenue special court here against absconding self-styled godman Virendra Dev Dixit for allegedly raping a minor at his ashrams in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in 1999.
Summary: New Delhi [India], April 3 (ANI): Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for giving information about self-styled godman Virendra Dixit, who has been accused of sexually assaulting women.
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Summary: Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec 17 (ANI): Kishtwar Police on Monday claimed to have arrested an over ground worker (OGW), Noor Mohammad, a self-styled leader of Tehreek-e- Hurriyat, who was earlier an associate of terrorist Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
Summary: Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], Nov 1 (ANI): The Jodhpur District Parole Committee on Thursday rejected the plea of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu for a 20-day parole.
Tecson, during her speech at the recent Digital Tourism Convention organized by Globe Telecom and Davao Tourism Association, said they will be proposing to the Tourism Council of Davao that they will issue stickers to self-styled accommodations, (Airbnb and Agoda homes).
Summary: Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing in a petition moved by self-styled godman Asaram Bapu challenging the life imprisonment sentence imposed on him for raping a minor girl.
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