Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a man who has risen from poverty or obscurity by means of his own talents or energies.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Arrius was a self-made man whose lifes ambition was to be elected consul, an honor that had previously eluded his family.

    The Spartacus War

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