Definition of self-made adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌself ˈmeɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ˈmeɪd//
[usually before noun]
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having become rich and successful through your own hard work rather than having had money given to you He was proud of the fact that he was a self-made man.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: self-made