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untaught

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adjective un·taught \-ˈtȯt\

Definition of untaught

  1. 1 :  not instructed or trained :  ignorant

  2. 2 :  natural, spontaneous <untaught kindness>



Examples of untaught in a sentence

  1. <an untaught artist whose primitive paintings are now prized by collectors>



14th Century

First Known Use of untaught

14th century


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