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untutored

[ uhn-too-terd, -tyoo- ]
/ ʌnˈtu tərd, -ˈtyu- /
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adjective

not tutored; untaught; uninstructed.
naive, ignorant, or unsophisticated.

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Origin of untutored

First recorded in 1585–95; un-1 + tutor + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for untutored

untutored
/ (ʌnˈtjuːtəd) /

adjective

without formal instruction or education
lacking sophistication or refinement
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