Definition of autodidactic in English:

autodidactic

adjective

  • See autodidact

    • ‘In her lifetime she noted that her work highlighted the unfortunate divide between autodidactic and certified professional therapy.’
    • ‘‘The autodidactic element was one of the identifying characteristics of the New Swiss film, both for filmmakers and technicians’.’
    • ‘Her instruments inspired the formation of the local senior citizens' gourd band, whose music testifies to the unbounded nature of autodidactic innovation.’
    • ‘Those of us who are autodidactic don't learn from one source.’
    • ‘Helene got him a topflight classical guitar teacher, who found the boy stubbornly autodidactic.’

Pronunciation

autodidactic

/ɔːtəʊˈdɪdaktɪk/