1.1 [attributive] often humorous Fully meriting a particular role or name: no self-respecting editor would run such an article
More example sentences
- No self-respecting editor would ever ask that question.
- What if homeschooling is a choice of which self-respecting women should be proud?
- I'd go to Lexington and make him confess to being something no self-respecting photographer should ever call himself: an artist.
Definition of self-respecting in:
- The US English dictionary