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self-confessed

[self-kuh n-fest, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˈfɛst, ˌsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
openly admitting to being a type of person with a particular quality, habit, character, etc.:
He's a self-confessed gambler.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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self-confessed

adjective
1.
according to one's own testimony or admission: a self-confessed liar
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