from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having taught oneself without formal instruction or the help of others.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Educated or trained by oneself.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Taught by one's own efforts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Taught by one's self only: as, a self-taught genious.
The geeks are mostly self-taught, which is why they have to bring in people like D-squared, and even so they're outclassed by Chinese teenagers.
A former boxer and self-taught architect, his brash style and unabashed criticisms of Japanese society over the past three decades have made him an influential maverick in his home country.
Christopher Rees is another self-taught value investor but runs a concentrated portfolio of only ten stocks; his average annual return for the last decade is 24%.
The fears are all thanks to a purported prediction of a major Roman quake Wednesday attributed to self-taught seismologist Raffaele Bendandi, who died in 1979.
Esquivel, a self-taught child prodigy, performed on radio as a pre-teen, and led a 27-piece orchestra for Mexico City's top radio station by his early 20s.
A self-taught guitarist, Junior quit school and entered the workforce to help his family.
But his trap-set technique was largely self-taught.
This postcard featuring a painting by self-taught Cuban artist José Garcia Montebravo comes to me from Postmuse.
Last year's priciest painting: "Eagle Standing on Pine Tree" 1946 by self-taught painter Qi Baishi.
China's answer to Jean-Michel Basquiat may be Ouyang Chun, a self-taught painter from Beijing whose works include Nightmare Opera.