Definition of "self-confessed" [self-confessed]

  • (adjective) According to one's own admission: a self-confessed plagiarist.

Use "self-confessed" in a sentence

  • "talk show host, criticizing the American and European media for labeling self-confessed Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring-Breivika as a Christian extremist, despite the killer's multiple oral and written claims to believe in Christianity"
  • "I won't comment on his self-confessed psychological flaws as that would force me to include similar comments on that other nutter, Derek Draper."
  • ""The 'work hard, get good grades and go to college to get a job' mantra is dead," says twenty-something self-confessed hustler Scott Gerber, author of Never Get a "Real" Job: How To Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke (Wiley, December 2010)."

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