self-portrait

[ self-pawr-trit, -treyt, -pohr-, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈpɔr trɪt, -treɪt, -ˈpoʊr-, ˈsɛlf- /
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noun

a portrait of oneself done by oneself.

Origin of self-portrait

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for self-portrait

self-portrait


noun

a portrait one draws or paints of oneself
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Word Origin and History for self-portrait

self-portrait


n.

1821, from self- + portrait, translating German Selbstbildnis.

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