openly admitting to being a type of person with a particular quality, habit, character, etc.: He's a self-confessed gambler.
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How to use self-confessed in a sentence
The self-confessed killer of Peruvian college student Stephany Flores was convicted of aggravated homicide and petty theft.
Series lead James Roday, a self-confessed “ Twin Peaks geek,” penned the episode with Bill Callahan.
I don't understand you, Matt, saying your father's part is more odious than a self-confessed defaulter's.The Quality of Mercy | W. D. Howells
"I don't mean rebels precisely, at least not self-confessed rebels," replied Belfort.In Hostile Red | Joseph Altsheler
To lay all his faults on the table, we may begin with his self-confessed limitation, that "he never went down town."Instigations | Ezra Pound
British Dictionary definitions for self-confessed
according to one's own testimony or admission: a self-confessed liar
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