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How to use self-deprecating in a sentence

Looking for sentences and phrases with the word self-deprecating? Here are some examples.

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She was constantly tuning her guitar between songs, smiling nervously as she filled the time with self-deprecating jokes.
In person he is down-to-earth, funny and modest with a self-deprecating charm.
It's self-deprecating and he laughs about it, but I think there are two things I'd say.
Ferrell, however, doesn't get nearly enough screen time to show off his self-deprecating sketch comedy style.
He is unfailingly friendly, diffident and self-deprecating with an old-fashioned sense of fair play.
Young women often make the mistake of beginning their talks with an apology or self-deprecating comment of some sort.
His self-deprecating, nice-guy demeanour is comforting, but he's rarely funnier than your funniest friend on an off night.
He gradually learned to give expression to his natural charm and courtesy and he increasingly deployed his self-deprecating humour.
As always, his sermon begins slowly, with self-deprecating jokes and gentle admonitions.
He is self-deprecating and self-effacing and has used humor to deflect criticism about his inadequacy and deficiency.
A further example is that, when an attempt to be self-deprecating is provided, it will be met with disagreement rather than agreement.
He was funny, self-deprecating, human and, when it mattered, sincere and passionate.
She's very self-deprecating about her success, very unpretentious, and not a little sceptical about the publishing world.
It is written very much in the author's voice, that genial, somewhat bumbling, self-deprecating character we all think we know.
In his more recent roles, though, the self-deprecating oafishness of his previous roles has been replaced by an impatient humourlessness.
Plus, all of the self-deprecating, angst-riddled lines that Allen writes for himself have gotten a little old over the years.
Their self-deprecating wit, aw-shucks harmonies, and obsession with intoxicating spirits bring to mind Texas roots rockers the Gourds.
A lot of self-deprecating to get into the core of the character, he is a fascinating, grand, over the top character in life and on-screen.
I like the fact that she's never falsely modest, just self-deprecating.
He himself seems to feel he has to make manful, self-deprecating jokes about having his election stolen.
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Examples from Classical Literature
He smirked in a self-deprecating way, and pulled his hat-brim down in front.
He looked from one to the other, with his melancholy and self-deprecating smile.
Then, there was no limit to the gentle, self-deprecating plausibility with which he alluded to himself.
And those who had the privilege of hearing his self-deprecating after-dinner speeches were well aware that he was wittier than his detractors ever gave him credit for.
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