Origin of autodidact
OTHER WORDS FROM autodidactau·to·di·dac·tic [aw-toh-dahy-dak-tik], /ˌɔ toʊ daɪˈdæk tɪk/, adjective
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How to use autodidact in a sentence
She was also an autodidact, an illegitimate girl from the provinces whose intelligence became the stuff of legend.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oswald was a left-wing autodidact who had defected to the Soviet Union.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism|Fred Siegel|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since Carruth is a one-man band and autodidact, he learned how to create the special effects for the creature himself.‘Upstream Color,’ Shane Carruth’s Sci-Fi Drama, Is the Year’s Craziest Film (So Far)|Marlow Stern|April 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a puff autodidact, it's taken me longer to figure them out than someone who's been formally trained.