Definition of self-explaining in English:

self-explaining

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfɪkˈspleɪnɪŋ/ /ˌsɛlfɛkˈspleɪnɪŋ/

adjective

  • Able to be understood without explanation; that explains itself, self-explanatory.

Origin

Early 19th century. From self- + explaining.