Definition of self- in English:

self-

combining form

  • 1Of or directed toward oneself or itself.

    ‘self-hatred’
    1. 1.1 By one's own efforts; by its own action.
      ‘self-acting’
    2. 1.2 On, in, for, or relating to oneself or itself.
      ‘self-adhesive’

Pronunciation

self-

/self//sɛlf/