(384–322 bc), Greek philosopher and scientist. A student of Plato and tutor to Alexander the Great, he founded a school (the Lyceum) outside Athens. He is one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Western thought. His surviving works cover a vast range of subjects, including logic, ethics, metaphysics, politics, natural science, and physics.
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nounAustralian /NZ rhyming slang
A bottle: it was his fourth for the morning by the look of the three empty aristotles rolling around on the car floor
More example sentences
- He told the accused that he was going to arrest them. Regan said. "Oh, are you?" and called out. "Pass me an 'Aristotle.'"
- Seein' as I knows 'ow y're partial to the stuff, I thought I brin' y' an Aristotle.
- We make money from your empty Aristotles.
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