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self-portrait

[self-pawr-trit, -treyt, -pohr-, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈpɔr trɪt, -treɪt, -ˈpoʊr-, ˈsɛlf-/
noun
1.
a portrait of oneself done by oneself.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for self-portrait
  • The painting is both a kind of self-portrait and a meditation on the precariousness of life.
  • Those who alter the contours of his official self-portrait risk being described as unstable.
  • Digitally manipulating a photograph is a great way to create a unique and expressive self-portrait.
  • Another self-portrait presented the artist as a wounded deer, still carrying the shafts of nine arrows.
British Dictionary definitions for self-portrait

self-portrait

noun
1.
a portrait one draws or paints of oneself
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Word Origin and History for self-portrait
n.

1821, from self- + portrait, translating German Selbstbildnis.

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