Definition of selfie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɛlfi/
(also selfy)

noun (plural selfies)

A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media: occasional selfies are acceptable, but posting a new picture of yourself every day isn’t necessary
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  • Megan hangs around after the show, not just giving autographs, but writing whole essays, acting as a life coach, giving out hugs, and demonstrating the art of the Selfie with me and equally star-struck Hazel.
  • We take a selfy (photo of ourselves) as we go along - hope it works!
  • Listing good lighting as the key ingredient to a good selfie, she added: 'Get a good angle on what's working for you that day.'


Early 21st century: from self + -ie.

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