Origin of self-taught
Examples from the Web for self-taught
Tuchman was often criticized by academicians for being a self-taught historian with only a BA.
The 25-year-old self-taught sewer caters her designs to what her customers want.
Often their religion is self-taught, cherry-picking slogans from the religious texts or, these days, from videos on the Web.The Terrorist Tipping Point: What Pushed the Tsarnaev Brothers to Violence?|Christopher Dickey|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She has a blog, Fox on Stocks, where the self-taught savant holds forth on the ins and outs of the market.When Celebrities Like Mila Kunis Talk Stocks, It’s Time to Get Out of the Market|Daniel Gross|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Chen is a self-taught legal advocate but was never allowed to take formal law courses.Chen Guangcheng Fears Authorities Will Persecute Relatives He Leaves Behind|Melinda Liu|May 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Many of the architects are self-taught, and have served little or no apprenticeship to the profession.Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
There have been great captains whose precocious and self-taught military skill resembled intuition.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Thomas Godfrey, a self-taught mathematician, great in his way, and afterward inventor of what is now called Hadley's Quadrant.Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin|Benjamin Franklin
He spoke of his motto, quoting it clumsily with his self-taught accent, so that a smile almost came to her lips.The Barrier|Allen French
He was a self-taught musician, his only “course of study” lasting three weeks,—in a country singing school at Groton.The Story of the Hymns and Tunes|Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth