Meaning of autodidact

au•to•di•dact

Pronunciation: (ô"tō-dī'dakt, -dī-dakt'), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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