How To Use Self-confessed In A Sentence

  • On the few occasions he has to bat, Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey, a self-confessed Star Wars nut, borrows his walk out music from Darth Vader—the Imperial March by John Williams. A Player's Big Decision: Intro Music
  • It was with a certain degree of self-confessed smugness that I looked out as the blustery wind swept around headquarters and the ordinary plebs tried to wrap up against the elements.
  • As a self-confessed slob, I have amazing respect for what these guys do with their urban ballet: they're athletes, stuntmen, acrobats, gymnasts and martial artists all rolled into one.
  • For all her girlishness, she's a steely businesswoman and a self-confessed workaholic.
  • Mr Kaiser was a controversial appointment by Ms Bligh after the self-confessed vote rorter received a special $100,000 pay rise on appointment. AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories
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  • Yardley - a self-confessed smoker - does not think this is either fair or reasonable.
  • A self-confessed gossip columnist, she writes under her former married name of Lady Colin Campbell - to me her first vulgarity.
  • He is also at work on his third novel - a self-confessed homebody, Wharton refers to the work in progress as an ‘anti-travelogue.’
  • As things stand, his self-confessed dearest wish seems about to be granted.
  • Not having read the disclaimer on the publisher's page, Douthat is unaware that Brown is not preaching, he's writing fiction, that you can't present fiction that can be read as fact, it can only be read as fiction, and that fiction does not unlock any secrets of history or anything else, because it is self-confessedly, upfront about it, it is fiction. The NYT Presents the Living Definition of Republican Obtuseness
  • In the rest of the world this political mouthpiece is a self-confessed left leaning government rent a crowd - and you accuse them of Bias towards the Tories. Why did the BBC allow the Norwich North debate be hijacked by Tory Councillors ?
  • A self-confessed thrill seeker, the 35-year-old's latest penchant is motor racing.
  • A self-confessed workaholic, Tony Richardson can't remember when he last had a holiday.
  • The Secret Millionaire9pm, Channel 4Chris Brown is a gadget-obsessed, self-confessed geek who has made millions from his travel website, but lives an unostentatious, family-based lifestyle and wants to put his wealth to good use. The weekend's TV highlights
  • A self-confessed workaholic, Tony Richardson can't remember when he last had a holiday.
  • When Sir Harry Flashman, V.C., the celebrated Victorian soldier, scoundrel, amorist, and self-confessed poltroon, began to write his memoirs early in the present century, he set to work with a discipline remarkable in one whose life and conduct were, to put it charitably, haphazard and irregular. Watershed
  • For a self-confessed control freak like Thorpe, preparation is everything.
  • A self-confessed autodidact - he rejected any formal musical training preferring instead to develop his own touch - he proves to be an incredibly talented melodist and arranger.
  • The self-confessed 'tanorexic' became hooked at 15. The Sun
  • Like most men or women who attain distinction in their chosen sport, and whose competitive streak is almost visible, Harry is a self-confessed rotten loser.
  • This has not stopped him from becoming a self-confessed reggae freak.
  • Many senior detectives had been fearful the self-confessed drugs dealer was somehow going to thwart justice.
  • I'm a self-confessed nostalgia binger, but have never seriously had the chance to go ‘back’ to something I thought I'd left behind.
  • I also asked that since she's a self-confessed "clotheshorse" (its on her website) if the "Firefly" writers might have used that as an inspiration for the "Shindig" episode where Kaylee wears the fancy dress with the hoop skirt. Transcript of Jewel Staite Q&A at Dreamcon
  • A Cape Town taximan who is a self-confessed lover of violence told the Cape Town High Court on Tuesday that he was on first-name terms with Safety and Security Minister Steve Tshwete. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • Of the first 80 people they arrested, 76 were self-confessed drug addicts.
  • New evidence from a self-confessed liar was not enough to justify a retrial.
  • But the same author of this article - actually a chokingly biased, self-confessed Jobs admirer - argues that the great products he's given us over the years - and the jobs it has created - is in essence a cause for good. Adam Doree: OK Steve Jobs, now Let's See Some Charity
  • Lauren is a self-confessed homebody with no desire to travel; it should have been a perfect match.
  • Mitchell Wan is one of this rare breed of self-confessed yo-yo fanatics.
  • Volunteers at the charity are self-confessed scavengers, regularly on the prowl for offcuts no longer needed by factories and offices.
  • As a self-confessed, semi-anti-social loner, this sounds like heaven.
  • He's no empty-headed pop culture cheerleader, though - he takes a lexicographer's delight in language, and is a self-confessed history geek.
  • Volunteers at the charity are self-confessed scavengers, regularly on the prowl for offcuts no longer needed by factories and offices.
  • A self-confessed stoner, was it just because he'd smoked some joints? The Sun
  • A self-confessed lover of all things British, Rose has already spent a year living in Bath after her degree where she worked in a stained glass art shop.
  • It was a brave call against a self-confessed battler who likes nothing better than a hard-nosed scrap.
  • A self-confessed ‘adrenaline junkie’, she is also learning to snowboard and lists white-water rafting, caving and climbing among other pursuits she has done.
  • One of modern art's most fascinating figures, Salvador Dali was a self-confessed genius who took surrealism to startling extremes.
  • A self-confessed appalling delegator, he wanted to run the club as a dictatorship of sorts, his final say status extending to even the most trivial aspects.
  • What better job for a self-confessed chocoholic than making chocolates?
  • Apart from the crowds which gathered outside the magistrates court to catch a glimpse of the self-confessed killer, thousands more went to the disused and flooded quarry.
  • During his days in court, the criminal past of the self-confessed liar and philanderer emerged, with offences of bigamy, theft, fraud and criminal damage, and a faked suicide among two changes of identity.
  • A self-confessed participator as opposed to spectator, I vowed to stop watching in awe and find out if it really is as easy as it looks on the TV.
  • The self-confessed drug addict admitted possessing heroin with intent, but claimed that he was only looking after it for another person.
  • Kahn apparently also discredited Mandela as a "self-confessed liar and hitman" who had first implicated three UDM members in the killing and then "somersaulted" and implicated the six ANC members. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • In 1997, the self-confessed computer nerd began sending copies of video recordings of each of his games to a Los Angeles company.
  • He is a self-confessed loner with, he admits, a strong streak of indiscipline.
  • As a self-confessed occasional HYS commenter on the BBC, it seems even their 'moderators' are tarnished by the bias and the 'house rules' are taken from their 'little labour book of creating wooly, abusable, and loopholed and rules and laws'. OPEN THREAD
  • The tears of a self-confessed stoic will always grab the headlines, but it should be noted that this match was extraordinarily absorbing, with Rezaï producing shots of unplayable depth. Victorious Serena Fails to Ward Off Tears
  • The PM had a strong personal interest in the dealings, being a self-confessed "cricket tragic".
  • The case for the prosecution rests, m'lud: Marvin is a self-confessed robot.
  • A self-confessed soft spot for wine and women reputedly put a hasty end to his vocation, but he is still an ardent Christian.
  • When she isn't working, Joanna is a self-confessed shopaholic.
  • A self-confessed optimist, he says that having unsolved problems is what makes life interesting.
  • The Secret Millionaire9pm, Channel 4Chris Brown is a gadget-obsessed, self-confessed geek who has made millions from his travel website, but lives an unostentatious, family-based lifestyle and wants to put his wealth to good use. The weekend's TV highlights
  • The rush to remove Estrada is bound up with broader issues than the accusations of corruption or with the moral condemnations of his own self-confessed drinking, gambling and womanising.
  • Her secret work for social justice was an endless `Hail Mary ', penance for her self-confessed sins. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • It says such self-confessed limitations should make the department hesitate before going further.
  • Breton, Surrealism's leader and a past master of character assassination, claimed in the final issue of Minotaure that Dali was a self-confessed racist, and Dali chose not to respond.
  • While four other teachers had some experience in computer use, one had only a very low level of computer competency, and another was a self-confessed technophobe.
  • a self-confessed plagiarist
  • A self-confessed nibbler, Di felt she had always been on the large side, and was a serial yo-yo dieter.
  • I won't comment on his self-confessed psychological flaws as that would force me to include similar comments on that other nutter, Derek Draper. Alastair Campbell starts a blog
  • Her secret work for social justice was an endless `Hail Mary ', penance for her self-confessed sins. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS
  • More than a quarter of men are now self-confessed shopaholics, with 28% of them admitting to loving the thrill of buying new things.
  • He's a self-confessed rebel, a ‘poet-in-the-sky’, a prestidigitator who can do conjuring tricks and pick a pocket or two.
  • Kate may be a self-confessed dag who loves hanging at home in her tracky dacks and footy jumper but after our image-conscious judges exposed appearance as a weakness, Kate has presented herself as a beautiful diva and tirelessly worked at her stage presence. Kate upsets Lindsay Lohan + Wins Aussie Idol
  • The self-confessed music lover, who has been studying it formally since he was a teenager, cannot sing enough about love.
  • Sam, a self-confessed tinhorn, “expected to find masses of silver lying all about the ground and glittering in the sun on the mountain summits.” LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY
  • Self-confessed shoplifter, embezzler and small-town deceiver. MUSIC FOR BOYS
  • The self-confessed drug addict admitted possessing heroin with intent, but claimed that he was only looking after it for another person.
  • As a self-confessed occasional HYS commenter on the BBC, it seems even their 'moderators' are tarnished by the bias and the 'house rules' are taken from their 'little labour book of creating wooly, abusable, and loopholed and rules and laws'. OPEN THREAD
  • The 'work hard, get good grades and go to college to get a job' mantra is dead," says twenty-something self-confessed hustler Scott Gerber, author of Never Get a "Real" Job: How To Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke (Wiley, December 2010). Emily Bennington: 'Entitled' to What, Being Unemployed?
  • As the self-confessed ‘biggest slob in the world’ he enjoys sailing holidays filled with impromptu tea breaks and pub stops.
  • A self-confessed ‘anorak’, he was indulging in his hobby of inking in all the B roads they have motored along over the years on a map he keeps specifically for that purpose.
  • An eyewear designer and self-confessed neat freak revamps a Los Angeles-area home. Obsessive-Compulsive Design
  • Megan Mucci has gone from a self-confessed "doodler" to a full-time clothing line owner with the help of PegasusNews.com stories
  • A self-confessed hero-worshipper, he adroitly patched into a network of national self-regard and milked it for all it was worth.
  • For a self-confessed policy wonk, these memoirs contain surprisingly little discussion of political ideas.
  • talk show host, criticizing the American and European media for labeling self-confessed Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring-Breivika as a Christian extremist, despite the killer's multiple oral and written claims to believe in Christianity TIME.com: Top Stories
  • Mitchell Wan is one of this rare breed of self-confessed yo-yo fanatics.
  • My favorite entries are often the self-confessedly sappy ones like this: Nice work if you can get it. 2008 March
  • For a self-confessed illiterate, this is about as close as most engineers (me) get to science in the English language. Cheeseburger Gothic » Just got back from Avatar.
  • My friend, who is a self-confessed salad addict and doesn't eat meat, opted for the salad nicoise.
  • The self-confessed drug addict was arrested 13 months ago.
  • The self-confessed "bushie" from Mudgee, NSW, has overcome the greatest of adversaries life has repeatedly thrown at him. undefined
  • A self-confessed cadger from Dersingham has been given a huge thank you by the personnel for the support she has given to their Kenyan appeal.
  • A self-confessed computer nerd, Schilling is the perfect pitcher for the digital age.
  • She started drinking when she was 13 or 14, and over the years it built up until she was a self-confessed alcoholic.
  • There are few self-confessed purists among the critics of the English language today; purism is generally a negative term, and by and large purists are regarded as hypercorrective extremists.
  • The self-confessed battleaxe, who ferociously defended her husband during their 1997 libel suit, said that she remembered watching the musical in the sixties and that appearing on the TV show made her feel old.
  • James said, "Thomas Reed is a habitual criminal, a self-confessed member of the Guild of Thieves-" "Wait a minute, lord! SHADOW OF A DARK QUEEN: BOOK ONE OF THE SERPENTWAR SAGA
  • We are bound to assume that the self-confessed believer is utterly sincere.
  • There have been numerous such attempts: Peter Ackroyd's The Death of King Arthur is one that's self-confessedly "loose" but confusingly billed on the title-page as a "retelling" – was the editor in? The Death of King Arthur by Peter Ackroyd – review
  • The prop, who is a self-confessed Take That fan, wrote in his book: I know I sound like an old git, but a message I'd like to give kids starting out as professionals today is how vital it is that they put some money away. Phil Vickery calls time on playing career
  • Nicholls, a self-confessed opportunist, says it is all about exploiting the right opportunities when they come along.
  • Despite his self-confessed uselessness at school, he was able to utilise all the new whizzo technology which logistics require. Times, Sunday Times

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