scholar [skol-er] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||person who is very involved in education and learning|
|Synonyms:||academic, augur, bookish person, bookworm, brain*, critic, disciple, doctor, egghead, gnome, grind*, intellectual, learned person, learner, litterateur, person of letters, philosopher, professor, pupil, sage, savant, schoolchild, scientist, student, teacher, tool, wise person|
scholar, connoisseur, savant, pundit, schoolman, professor, graduate, wrangler; academician, academist; master of arts, doctor, licentitate, gownsman; philosopher, master of math; scientist, clerk; sophist, sophister; linguist; glossolinguist, philologist; philologer; lexicographer, glossographer; grammarian; litterateur, literati, dilettanti, illuminati; fellow, Hebraist, lexicologist, mullah, munshi, Sanskritish; sinologist, sinologue; Mezzofanti, admirable Crichton, Mecaenas., bookworm, helluo librorum; bibliophile, bibliomaniac; bluestocking, bas-bleu; bigwig, learned Theban, don; Artium Baccalaureus, Artium Magister., learned man, literary man; homo multarum literarum; man of learning, man of letters, man of education, man of genius., antiquarian, antiquary; archaeologist., sage (wise man)., pedant, doctrinaire; pedagogue, Dr. Pangloss; pantologist, criminologist., schoolboy (learner).
learned; brought up at the feet of Gamaliel.
"he was a scholar and a ripe and good one" [Henry VIII]; "the manifold linguist" [All's Well That Ends Well].
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