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Slideshow: Selfie - a photograph that one has taken of oneself.

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"Selfie" 2013's word of the year

As Defined by the Oxford Dictionaries

selfie

Syllabification: (sel·fie)
Pronunciation: /ˈselfē/
(also selfy)

noun (plural selfies)

informal

  • a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website:occasional selfies are acceptable, but posting a new picture of yourself everyday isn't necessary

Origin:

early 21st century: from self + -ie

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