Meaning of self-respecting in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfrɪˈspɛktɪŋ/

Translate self-respecting into Spanish


  • 1Having self-respect.

    • ‘proud, self-respecting mountain villagers’
    self-respecting, dignified, noble, worthy
    1. 1.1often humorous attributive Fully meriting a particular role or name.
      ‘no self-respecting editor would run such an article’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Some pitiable excuses were pleaded, and in a great many instances it was said that lack of boots and clothing had compelled self-respecting parents to keep their offspring at home.’
      • ‘Any self-respecting Italian wears dark glasses, in winter, in summer, indoors and out, while eating or sleeping.’