Meaning of “self-employed” - Learner’s Dictionary

self-employed

adjective us uk /ˌselfɪmˈplɔɪd/

working for yourself and not for a company or other organization

self-employment noun [ U ] us uk /ˌselfɪmˈplɔɪmənt/

(Definition of “self-employed” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)