Definition of theorist in English:

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theorist

Pronunciation: /ˈTHēərəst/
/ˈTHirəst/

noun

A person concerned with the theoretical aspects of a subject; a theoretician.
Example sentences
  • Yet as a scholar and a theorist in his field, his reputation is unparalleled.
  • Different theorists and proponents give different emphasis to different aspects.
  • Critical theorists thus believe that theoretical debates are basically political debates.

Words that rhyme with theorist

careerist, querist

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Syllabification: the·o·rist

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