WORD OF THE DAY!

Self -deprecating

from dictionary.com

–adjective

belittling or undervaluing oneself; excessively modest.
from wikipedia (I like this definition better!)

“Self-deprecation is a form of humor where comedians make jokes about themselves or their culture.

Self-deprecating humor relies on the observation of something negative about the person delivering the commentary. Many comedians use self-deprecating humor to avoid seeming arrogant or pompous, and to help the audience identify with them. In this way, the use of self-deprecating humor could be seen as an application of the rhetorical concept of ethos.”

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