Share this entry
mathematician Line breaks: math¦em¦at|ician
Pronunciation: /maθəməˈtɪʃn/

Definition of mathematician in English:


An expert in or student of mathematics: one of the world’s foremost theoretical mathematicians
More example sentences
  • Indian mathematicians and astronomers constructed sine table with great precision.
  • Of course mathematicians continue to do mathematics while on holiday and they were both working hard.
  • This is an introduction to intuitionistic mathematics for mature mathematicians.


Late Middle English: from Old French mathematicien, from Latin mathematicus 'mathematical', from Greek mathēmatikos (see mathematical).

Words that rhyme with mathematician

academician, addition, aesthetician (US esthetician), ambition, audition, beautician, clinician, coition, cosmetician, diagnostician, dialectician, dietitian, Domitian, edition, electrician, emission, fission, fruition, Hermitian, ignition, linguistician, logician, magician, Mauritian, mechanician, metaphysician, mission, monition, mortician, munition, musician, obstetrician, omission, optician, paediatrician (US pediatrician), patrician, petition, Phoenician, physician, politician, position, rhetorician, sedition, statistician, suspicion, tactician, technician, theoretician, Titian, tuition, volition
Definition of mathematician in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources