professed

Definitions of professed
1

adj openly declared as such

“her professed love of everything about that country”
“McKinley was assassinated by a professed anarchist”
Synonyms:
avowed
declared
made known or openly avowed

adj claimed with intent to deceive

“his professed intentions”
Synonyms:
declared
made known or openly avowed

adj professing to be qualified

“a professed philosopher”
Synonyms:
professional
engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood

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