Meaning of self-taught


Pronunciation: (self'tôt'), [key]
— adj.
  1. taught to oneself or by oneself to be (as indicated) without the aid of a formal education: self-taught typing; a self-taught typist.
  2. learned by oneself: a self-taught mastery of the guitar.
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