Etymology
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autodidactic (adj.)

"self-taught," 1838, from Greek autodidaktikos "self-taught," from autos "self" (see auto-) + didaktos "taught" (see didactic).

updated on December 08, 2012

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Definitions of autodidactic from WordNet

autodidactic (adj.)
relating to or having the characteristics of an autodidact;
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