unschooled

[uhn-skoold]

adjective

not schooled, taught, or trained: Though unschooled, he had a grasp of the subject.
not acquired or artificial; natural: an unschooled talent.

Nearby words

  1. unsay,
  2. unsayable,
  3. unscathed,
  4. unscented,
  5. unscheduled,
  6. unscientific,
  7. unscramble,
  8. unscrambler,
  9. unscratched,
  10. unscreened

Origin of unschooled

First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + school1 + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for unschooled

unschooled

adjective

having received no training or schooling
spontaneous; naturalunschooled talent
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Word Origin and History for unschooled

unschooled

adj.

1580s, "untrained," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of school (v.).

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