Definition of "self-serving"
  1. A statement made by a party in a lawsuit, with no evidentiary value, designed purely to reinforce their own legal position
How to use "self-serving" in a sentence
  1. His claim that he could never lie was seen as self-serving by the judge.
  2. When the defendant was asked if he was capable of committing the crime, his denial was branded as self-serving.
  3. The jury disregarded the plaintiff's self-serving assertion that he was always honest.

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