- educated by one's own efforts, especially without formal instruction.
Origin of self-educated
Examples from the Web for self-educated
Contemporary Examples of self-educated
William Butler Yeats once called Carlyle “the chief inspirer of self-educated men.”Hitler's Bedtime Reading
October 17, 2008
Historical Examples of self-educated
I judged him to be of Irish descent, and it was patent that he was self-educated.The Mutiny of the Elsinore
He was a sensualist in all ways, but a great and self-educated scholar.The Greville Memoirs (Second Part)
Charles C. F. Greville
You find this sort of thing in the utterances of self-educated recluses.The Brown Mouse
He originated in a country town, and is a self-educated man.
He is self-educated, and does really know a multitude of things, but they are not so.The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories
- educated through one's own efforts without formal instruction
- educated at one's own expense, without financial aid