Definitions for autodidactˌɔ toʊˈdaɪ dækt, -daɪˈdækt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

au•to•di•dactˌɔ toʊˈdaɪ dækt, -daɪˈdækt(n.)

  1. a person who has learned a subject without a teacher or formal education; self-taught person.

Origin of autodidact:

1525–35; < Gk autodídaktos self-taught; see auto-1, didactic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. autodidact(noun)

    a person who has taught himself


  1. autodidact(Noun)

    A self-taught person; an automath.

    Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest autodidacts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Autodidact(noun)

    one who is self-taught; an automath


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