What is another word for soi-disant?

81 synonyms found


[ sˈɔ͡ɪdɪsˈant], [ sˈɔ‍ɪdɪsˈant], [ s_ˈɔɪ_d_ɪ_s_ˈa_n_t]

Soi-disant is a French expression meaning purported or self-styled. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of this term. Some of these synonyms include supposed, alleged, self-proclaimed, professed, so-called, and self-acclaimed. All of these words have a similar meaning to soi-disant and can be used interchangeably in many contexts. They are often used to describe someone who claims to have a certain identity or status, but whose claims are not wholly accepted by others. Whether you choose to use soi-disant or one of these synonyms is up to you, but either way, they all convey the same message.

How to use "Soi-disant" in context?

self-help guru

There is a so-called self-help guru who is making a lot of noise online. He calls himself Tony Robbins, and he is supposed to be a godsend to people who are struggling to get their lives back on track. But is he really all he is made out to be?

Tony Robbins is a self-help guru who claims to be able to help people get their lives back on track. He has a lot of followers who believe that he can help them get over the fears and problems that have been holding them back.

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