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self-proclaimed

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. So called by oneself; self-styled.

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  • adj. Indicating that a claim or statement of status was made by the person who benefits from the announcement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. proclaimed to be or described as such by oneself, without endorsement by others

Etymologies

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self- +‎ proclaimed

Examples

  • I think the abundant use of the phrase "self-proclaimed Progressives" in that article is telling.

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  • Artichokes were great suppertime treats in our household, and happily, we lived near the self-proclaimed Artichoke Capital of the World, Castroville.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Sukey seems a prime example, and endorsement comes from an unlikely source: Tim Hardy, the founder of a blog called Beyond Clicktivism, and a self-proclaimed cyber-sceptic.

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  • The former "Friends" star, who features in the upcoming comedy "Just Go With It," appears on "The Ellen Degeneres Show" on Thursday, and talks in part about her chance confrontation with the self-proclaimed "Queen of all Media," who developed a reputation as one of the nastiest celebrity bloggers around.

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  • The three U.S. evangelical leaders who spoke at the Kampala anti-homosexuality seminar were Scott Lively, head of the conservative Christian group Defend the Family International and co-author of "The Pink Swastika" about the alleged gay cabal that orchestrated the Holocaust; Caleb Lee Brundridge, a self-proclaimed "former" gay man and "sexual reorientation coach" at the International Healing Foundation; and Don Schmierer, author of "An Ounce of Prevention: Preventing the Homosexual Condition in Today's Youth."

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  • BigJournalism.com exclusive: Planned Parenthood alerts the authorities when confronted by self-proclaimed human traffickers!

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  • Under the auspices of NATO, we are now trying to remove a.k.a. assassinate Moammar Gaddafi, self-proclaimed "beloved" dictator, from Libya.

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  • Once she does, though, we'll get a very different perspective on the self-proclaimed virgin.

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  • In another sign of how non-polarized North Dakota politics is, Walaker, mayor of the state's largest city and a self-proclaimed "closet Republican," endorsed both Hoeven, a Republican, for the Senate and Pomeroy, a Democrat, for the House.

    An election without the economic angst

  • And even weirder: Conti campaigns as a self-proclaimed small business owner, but she only registered her business with the state this October.

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