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self-styled

\self-staieeled\
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Definition

A term popularized by "The Hindu" daily, to indicate a person/group who calls oneself/themselves something because no one else calls them so.

Usage

Muniyandi, a self-styled terrorist, was arrested from the suburbs of Ooty with two barrels of kerosene and two packets of 'ship' matchboxes.
Added 2011-10-30 by jaypeeji

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

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