Autodidactic



a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person.
noun
a person who is self-taught
adj.

“self-taught,” 1838, from Greek autodidaktikos “self-taught,” from autos “self” (see auto-) + didaktos “taught” (see didactic).
n.

1746, from Greek autodidaktos “self-taught” (see autodidactic).

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