Definition of rocket scientist in English:

rocket scientist

Syllabification: rock·et sci·en·tist

noun

  • 1A specialist in rocketry.
    More 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

More definitions of rocket scientist

Definition of rocket scientist in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody