[ self-in-krim-uh-ney-ting, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf ɪnˈkrɪm əˌneɪ tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf- /
serving to incriminate oneself or to expose oneself to prosecution: self-incriminating testimony.
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Origin of self-incriminating
First recorded in 1930–35
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Examples from the Web for self-incriminating
In one unaired portion, Sandusky rambles into what could be construed as a self-incriminating statement.Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Six: Dottie Defends Her Man|Diane Dimond|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It would not be easy to surprise Mershone in any self-incriminating action.Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society|Edith Van Dyne