Definition of self-respecting in English:


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1Having self-respect: proud, self-respecting mountain villagers
1.1 [attributive] often humorous Fully meriting a particular role or name: no self-respecting editor would run such an article
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  • 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.

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