Synonyms of academic in English:



  • 1 an academic institution
  • 2 his academic turn of mind
    scholarly, studious, literary, well read, intellectual, clever, erudite, learned, educated, cultured, bookish, highbrow, pedantic, donnish, cerebral
    informal brainy, inkhorn
    dated lettered
  • 3 the debate has been largely academic
    theoretical, conceptual, notional, philosophical, hypothetical, speculative, conjectural, suppositional; impractical, unrealistic, ivory-tower
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  • 1 a group of Russian academics
    scholar, lecturer, teacher, tutor, professor, fellow, man/woman of letters, don, bluestocking
    informal egghead, bookworm
    formal pedagogue
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