Meaning of “self-proclaimed” in the English Dictionary

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"self-proclaimed" in British English

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self-proclaimedadjective

uk /ˌself.prəˈkleɪmd/ us /ˌself.prəˈkleɪmd/ mainly disapproving

said or announced about yourself:

He's a self-proclaimed expert on national defence.

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

"self-proclaimed" in American English

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self-proclaimedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈself·prəˈkleɪmd/

said or announced by yourself about yourself:

He is a self-proclaimed literary genius.

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

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