Origin of self-appointed
Related formsself-ap·point·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for self-appointed
Pinker is not a self-appointed enforcer of arbitrary rules, and he has little patience for purists, prigs, and pedants.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With|Nick Romeo|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hating on Gwyneth Paltrow and judging her self-appointed lifestyle ambassadorship is so passé.Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin Consciously Couple|Kevin Fallon|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The attack took place in an area where police say self-appointed “Muslim patrols” have been operating.American Student Slashed In London, Police Eye “Muslims Patrols”|Nico Hines|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No one in Pakistan wanted the self-appointed savior, and he is now under house arrest.
For the self-appointed inquisitors of internet, it is always easier to accuse than seriously to inquire.
The time had been when Toot had been my self-appointed slave.Painted Windows|Elia W. Peattie
Both musicians left their self-appointed tasks and came forward.Marjorie Dean High School Freshman|Pauline Lester
All the warm, sunny afternoon she toiled at her self-appointed labour of love.Judith of the Cumberlands|Alice MacGowan
I had now to take up my self-appointed task of wisely disposing of surplus wealth.Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie|Andrew Carnegie
A self-appointed committee waited upon him and asked him to stay with them.Ben's Nugget|Horatio, Jr. Alger