adjective, Chiefly British.
of, for, designating, or providing a car that is rented for personal use, without a hired driver.
denoting or relating to a hired car that is driven by the hirer
adjective 1. (of a machine) containing its own power source, as an engine or motor.
noun, plural selves. 1. a person or thing referred to with respect to complete individuality: one’s own self. 2. a person’s nature, character, etc.: his better self. 3. personal interest. 4. Philosophy. the ego; that which knows, remembers, desires, suffers, etc., as contrasted with that known, remembered, etc. the uniting principle, as a soul, underlying […]
[self-ej-oo-key-tid, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tɪd, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. educated by one’s own efforts, especially without formal instruction. self-educated adjective 1. educated through one’s own efforts without formal instruction 2. educated at one’s own expense, without financial aid
[self-i-feys-muh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪˈfeɪs mənt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. the act or fact of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility. self-effacement noun 1. the act of making oneself, one’s actions, etc, inconspicuous, esp because of humility or timidity