Origin of description
Examples from the Web for self-description
Those are all words Caveman uses in their own self-description, and they say it's exactly what they're trying to achieve.
Ailes acknowledged to me that the CNN contributor has moved away from that self-description.Roger Ailes Couldn’t Care Less What You Think About His Obama Comments|Howard Kurtz|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The mainstream press has been almost universally eager to indulge his self-description.
Even Gorman and Watson accepted him at his self-description.A Son Of The Sun|Jack London
The incompleteness of the self-description must not be mistaken for simulation or affectation.
British Dictionary definitions for self-description
Word Origin and History for self-description
late 14c., from Old French description (12c.) and directly from Latin descriptionem (nominative descriptio) "representation, description, copy," noun of action from past participle stem of describere "write down, transcribe, copy, sketch," from de- "down" (see de-) + scribere "write" (see script (n.)).
Idioms and Phrases with self-description
see beggar description.