Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective As characterized by oneself, often without right or justification.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Called or styled by one's self; pretended; would-be

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  • adjective Describing something claimed by the recipient, as a title one given to oneself.

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

  • adjective as claimed by and for yourself often without justification

Etymologies

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self- +‎ styled

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