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thinker

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Pronunciation: /ˈθɪŋkə
 
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Definition of thinker in English:

noun

1A person who thinks deeply and seriously: she was not a thinker, but she had common sense
More example sentences
  • Deep down, they are serious thinkers and are students of life and all of its mysteries.
  • There have been signs too that Sampras, always more of a doer than a thinker, has been contemplating life after tennis.
  • He's an exceptional combination of a precise thinker and an imaginative thinker.
1.1A person with highly developed intellectual powers, especially one whose profession involves intellectual activity: a leading scientific thinker
More example sentences
  • By 1909 Einstein was recognised as a leading scientific thinker and in that year he resigned from the patent office.
  • Often, alchemists were among the leading scientific and religious thinkers of their time.
  • For thousands of years religious dogma and tribal superstitions kept scientific thinkers in a locked box.
Synonyms
pundit, expert, mastermind
informal brain

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