The definition of an autodidact is a person who learns something without a school or a tutor and educates himself.noun
If you go online to learn about butterflies, then you are an example of an autodidact.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ML autodidactus < Gr autodidaktos, self-taught: see auto- & didactic
- autodidactic adjective
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Origin: From Greek autodidaktos, self-taught : auto-, auto- + didaktos, taught; see didactic.
- auˌto·di·dacˈtic adjective