Pronunciation: (mī-self'),[key] —pron., —pl.our•selvesPronunciation: (är-selvz', ouur-, ou"ur-).[key] 1. (used as an intensive of me or I ): I myself will challenge the winner. 2. (used reflexively in place of me as the object of a preposition or as the direct or indirect object of a verb): I gave myself a good rubdown. She asked me for a picture of myself. 3. Informal.(used in place of I or me, esp. in compound subjects, objects, and complements): My wife and myself fully agree. She wanted John and myself to take charge. The originators of the plan were my partner and myself. 4. (used in place of I or me after as, than, or but): He knows as much about the matter as myself. 5. my normal or customary self: After a few days of rest, I expect to be myself again.