Origin of professed
Examples from the Web for self-professed
Watch the self-professed “Captain Happy Pants” do his best sound effects.
How much—and to whom—are these self-professed public servants giving?
Having former L.A. Laker (and self-professed 38-year-old virgin) A.C. Green in to speak will set you back $5,000 to $10,000.
Benjamin Sarlin talks to the self-professed "pioneer" of the current progressive rage.
Still, Lauer, a self-professed “lifelong bacon enthusiast,” started off decently enough.
British Dictionary definitions for self-professed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for self-professed (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for self-professed
"openly declared," 1560s, past participle adjective from profess. Earlier in a more specific sense of "having taken vows of a religious order" (late 14c.). Related: Professedly.