adjective Date: 1967 self-proclaimed

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  • self-professed — self′ professed′ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • self-professed — /sɛlf prəˈfɛst/ (say self pruh fest) adjective of or relating to someone who claims a particular rank or condition on their own initiative: a self professed genius …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-professed — adj. * * * self professedˈ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-professed — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-pro·fessed — /ˌsɛlfprəˈfɛst/ adj, always used before a noun usually disapproving 1 : ↑self proclaimed self professed experts 2 : ↑self confessed a self professed sports junkie …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-categorization theory — Self categorization theory, sometimes referred to as the social identity theory of the group, seeks to explain the assumptions that need to be made about psychological group formation in order to understand social categorization studies on… …   Wikipedia

  • self-styled — [self′stīld′] adj. considered and called (something specified) only by the individual himself or herself; alleged (to be such) only by the person concerned; pretended; professed [a self styled expert] …   English World dictionary

  • professed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a quality or feeling) claimed openly but often falsely. 2) self acknowledged. DERIVATIVES professedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Professed — Profess Pro*fess , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Professed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Professing}.] [F. prof[ e]s, masc., professe, fem., professed (monk or nun), L. professus, p. p. of profiteri to profess; pro before, forward + fateri to confess, own. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-styled — adj. called so by oneself; would be; pretended (a self styled artist). * * * adjective as claimed by and for yourself often without justification the self styled doctor has no degree of any kind • Syn: ↑soi disant • Similar to: ↑questionable * *… …   Useful english dictionary

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