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Tuesday, November 27, 2001

Definitions for soi-disant

  1. Self-styled; so-called.

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Citations for soi-disant
The study exposes most varieties of 'human resource management' as a complete waste ofttimes promoted by soi-disant gurus and self-serving consultants with an eye for a quick buck. , Independent
The troupe, soi-disant egalitarians, mostly turn out to be royal phonies. Craig Offman, Time
Origin of soi-disant
Soi-disant comes from the French, from soi, "oneself" + disant, "saying," present participle of dire, "to say."