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Definition of "self-respecting" [self-respecting]

  • Having self-respect, having pride or knowledge of one's own worth. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "self-respecting" in a sentence
  • "No self-respecting upscale São Paulo residential building omits from its glossy prospectus, featuring lap pool, sundeck, gym, and fully equipped gourmet kitchen, the sala de relax, or “relaxation room.”"
  • "A website called YouWriteOn. com was mentioned in the Times the other day, so I went over to have a look, despite the offputting title (what self-respecting writer would call a site that?)."
  • "Eva-Maria Westbroek threw herself into the title role with everything she had, including gams and a pair of alarming fake breasts so ill-fitting they would have shamed any self-respecting drag queen."