Meaning of “self-appointed” in the English Dictionary

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"self-appointed" in American English

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self-appointedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌself·əˈpɔɪn·tɪd/

behaving as if you had special knowledge or authority without actually having it:

Mrs. McElvey was the self-appointed spokeswoman for the group.

(Definition of “self-appointed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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