proclaimed or described by oneself: the self-proclaimed leader
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How to use self-proclaimed in a sentence
According to the Los Angeles Times, Atkins got married in 1981 to “a self-proclaimed Texas millionaire” named Donald Laisure.Charles Manson, Ted Bundy & Other Notorious Jailhouse Weddings | Caitlin Dickson | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The self-proclaimed ‘marriage capital of the world’ gets on board with same-sex matrimony.
He now stands in the self-proclaimed caliphate, also holding a child as well as an automatic weapon.
He used the Arab acronym for ISIS or ISIL, as the self-proclaimed “Islamic State” commonly is known.
At first the self-proclaimed “malternative” was a commercial success.
Too many of Superior's self-proclaimed saviors had been caught with their motives showing.And Then the Town Took Off | Richard Wilson
Holding a cane in her hand, she stood self-proclaimed as my small friend's mother.The Two Destinies | Wilkie Collins
Revolt against all convention was in fact his self-proclaimed mission.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature | John W. Cousin
When this self-proclaimed adventurer was really aroused he dropped the rough argot of the plains.The Bartlett Mystery | Louis Tracy
The ring in which these people whirl about was full of deluded men, on the day of our visit, self-proclaimed disciples.Due West | Maturin Murray Ballou