Definition of selfie in English:


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nounplural noun selfies

(also selfy)
  • A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.

    • ‘occasional selfies are acceptable, but posting a new picture of yourself everyday isn't necessary’
    • ‘Megan hangs around after the show, not just giving autographs, but writing whole essays, acting as a life coach, giving out hugs, and demonstrating the art of the Selfie with me and equally star-struck Hazel.’
    • ‘We take a selfy (photo of ourselves) as we go along - hope it works!’
    • ‘Listing good lighting as the key ingredient to a good selfie, she added: 'Get a good angle on what's working for you that day.'’
    • ‘The hot reality star, now six months pregnant, has now posted on Twitter a selfie, wearing black leggings and a white sheer top, which she rolled up to show her bump.’
    • ‘Whether it's a duck-pout 'selfie' or a picture of a pet duck, their desire to over-share every aspect of their lives can be embarrassing at times.’
    • ‘Does this selfie have good lighting and a purpose?’
    • ‘He stood in front of them, extended his hand and snapped a selfie.’
    • ‘You can always take a 'selfie' with the wall of famous faces who have stayed at the hotel.’
    • ‘This is all well and good in the privacy of one's home, but when he decided to take a selfie on stage at Madison Square Garden last night, things got a little out of hand.’
    • ‘She then tweeted a "selfie" that shows her clearly wearing make-up.’



/ˈselfē/ /ˈsɛlfi/


Early 21st century from self + -ie.