1. During the debate, when my opponent challenged me on an issue, I said something self-deprecating which made my opponent feel bad about challenging me.2. Jim, a self-deprecating person, always makes jokes about himself to make people laugh. Everyone loves him.3. He self deprecates to make people laugh.
 a self-deprecating person say something self-deprecatingself-deprecating 指自貶、自嘲、或開自己玩笑
The army panted the rebels into a corner, leaving them no choice but to fight.