self-guid·​ed ˌself-ˈgī-dəd How to pronounce self-guided (audio)
: being guided by oneself or itself : self-guiding
self-guided tours
self-guided learning
a self-guided missile

Examples of self-guided in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Blaze is self-guided and open to all ages, with strollers and wheelchairs both welcome. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 15 Aug. 2023 Tour types include guided (in a small group of up to 18) and self-guided (in a private group of up to 12), providing a great option for independent exploration. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 6 Aug. 2023 Taliesin West is self-guided, stunning, and full of angles and light. Beth Jones,, 20 Apr. 2023 The program is largely self-guided. Grace Gallagher, Peoplemag, 7 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1733, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-guided was in 1733

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Cite this Entry

“Self-guided.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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