self-deprecating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “self-deprecating” in the English Dictionary

"self-deprecating" in British English

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uk   /ˌselfˈdep.rə.keɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/ (also self-deprecatory ) formal
trying to make yourself, ​yourabilities, or ​yourachievementsseem less ​important: a self-deprecating ​manner/​remark self-deprecating ​humour/​jokes
adverb uk   /ˌselfˈdep.rɪ.keɪ.tɪŋ.li/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ-/
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌselfˌdep.rəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of self-deprecating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-deprecating”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我贬低的, 自谦的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自我貶低的, 自謙的…
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