self-styled

[ self-stahyld ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈstaɪld /

adjective

styled, called, or considered by oneself as specified: a self-styled leader.

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Origin of self-styled

First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for self-styled

self-styled

adjective

(prenominal) claiming to be of a specified nature, quality, profession, etca self-styled expert
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