[ aw-toh-dahy-dak-tik ]

  1. relating to or being a person who learns or has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; self-taught: I am self-motivated, self-sufficient, and autodidactic—all products of a childhood on an Alaskan homestead.

Origin of autodidactic


Other words from autodidactic

  • au·to·di·dac·ti·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023