Meaning of “self-deprecating” in the English Dictionary

"self-deprecating" in British English

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self-deprecatingadjective

uk /ˌselfˈdep.rə.keɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ˌselfˈdep.rə.keɪ.t̬ɪŋ/ also self-deprecatory, formal
self-deprecatingly
adverb uk /ˌselfˈdep.rə.keɪ.tɪŋ.li/ us /ˌselfˈdep.rə.keɪ.t̬ɪŋ.li/
self-deprecation
noun [ U ] uk /ˌselfˌdep.rəˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌselfˌdep.rəˈkeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “self-deprecating” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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