Definition of self-elected in English:

self-elected

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfɪˈlɛktɪd/

adjective

  • 1Of a condition, state, attitude, etc.: chosen by or for oneself.

  • 2Elected or appointed to an office or position by oneself; (of a body) elected by its own members. Also: designating an office or position to which a person has appointed himself or herself (rare).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Hodges. From self- + elected.