Definition of erudite in English:
Having or showing great knowledge or learning.
- At the other pole are specialist intellectuals who are involved in erudite discussions with other intellectuals.
- He is one of the most erudite scholars of Islam in modern times.
- But he is also very erudite, scholarly, and has lots of fresh ideas.
learned, scholarly, educated, knowledgeable, well read, well informed, intellectual;
intelligent, clever, academic, literary;
bookish, highbrow, sophisticated, cerebral
- Example sentences
- Look at these pieces: like all of his political writing, it's spectacularly well-informed and researched, eloquently and eruditely written, and advocates a unique opinion.
- If Ms. Singh truly believes that plagiarism took place, why was there not a single reference to a line, paragraph or ‘whole chunks’ as she so eruditely puts it?
- But rather than chronologically write about this search, Giscombe eruditely riffs back and forth across time and terrain.
Late Middle English: from Latin eruditus, past participle of erudire 'instruct, train' (based on rudis 'rude, untrained').
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