Origin of avowed
Examples from the Web for self-avowed
To be a self-avowed Democrat in a state as conservative as Texas, after all, requires a certain degree of conviction.
Theydon gazed at this self-avowed knight-errant in surprise.Number Seventeen|Louis Tracy
It was his intention, self-avowed and dominant, that he would come to some decision in regard to Eden before that walk was done.Eden|Edgar Saltus
Culpepper—the blunt and self-avowed scorner of the lady's man!Selina|George Madden Martin