Definition of thinker in English:


Syllabification: think·er
Pronunciation: /ˈTHiNGkər


  • 1A person who thinks deeply and seriously.
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    • 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
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    • 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.

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