Definition of rocket scientist in English:

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rocket scientist


1A specialist in rocketry.
Example sentences
  • The oldest, a rocket scientist, is now a father himself, the youngest is off to university to read medicine.
  • One spot hypes the technic roller coaster with the tag, ‘Every rocket scientist remembers their first introduction to a little thing called G-Force.’
  • I had no idea that Von Braun, developer of the V - 2, was Hitler's chief rocket scientist.
1.1 [usually with negative] informal An extremely intelligent person: he’s a nice kid—maybe not a rocket scientist, but he should come out okay

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Syllabification: rock·et sci·en·tist

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