Meaning of self-incrimination in English:

self-incrimination

noun

  • The action of making oneself appear guilty of a crime or misdemeanour, especially by something one says.

Pronunciation

self-incrimination

/ˌsɛlfɪnkrɪmɪˈneɪʃn/ /ˌsɛlfɪŋkrɪmɪˈneɪʃn/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Justice of Peace.