self-styled

[self-stahyld]
adjective
styled, called, or considered by oneself as specified: a self-styled leader.

Origin:
1815–25

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self-styled
 
adj
(prenominal) claiming to be of a specified nature, quality, profession, etc: a self-styled expert

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Ganesha is a manipulator, an insider, the selfstyled power behind the throne.
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