Definition of Renaissance man in English:

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Renaissance man

Pronunciation: /ˈˌrenəˈˌsäns man/
(or woman)

noun

A person with many talents or areas of knowledge.
Example sentences
  • In fact, we now know that Newton was in many ways a Renaissance man, working in theology, prophecy, and alchemy, as well as mathematics, optics, and physics.
  • Notoriously single-minded, the erstwhile enfant terrible of the Belgian art world is a Renaissance man, despite his penchant for drenching everything in body fluids.
  • The Onion A.V. Club recently spoke to Yoakam about the state of country music, his upbringing, and his lifestyle as a Renaissance man.

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Syllabification: Ren·ais·sance man

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