- The definition of self taught is someone who has learned things on his own without instruction.
An example of a self taught pianist is someone who plays the piano well but who never had any formal lessons.
self-taught definition by Webster's New World
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- having taught oneself through one's own efforts; self-educated
- learned by oneself without instruction
self-taught definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having taught oneself without formal instruction or the help of others.