Synonyms and related words:
academic, academician, aficionado, amateur, auditor, authority, autodidact, bookman, bookworm, brain, buff, classicist, clerk, colossus of knowledge, connoisseur, critic, dilettante, doctor, educatee, egghead, elder, elder statesman, experimental scientist, expert, fan, freak, genius, giant of learning, great soul, guru, highbrow, humanist, illuminate, inquirer, intellect, intellectual, learned clerk, learned man, learner, literary man, litterateur, longhair, lover of learning, lover of wisdom, mahatma, man of intellect, man of learning, man of letters, man of science, man of wisdom, mandarin, master, mastermind, mentor, mine of information, monitor, nut, oracle, pedagogue, philologist, philologue, philomath, philosophe, philosopher, polyhistor, polymath, practical scientist, praepostor, prefect, professor, pundit, pupil, rabbi, rishi, sage, sapient, savant, scholastic, schoolboy, schoolgirl, schoolman, scientist, seer, self-taught person, specialist, starets, student, studier, teacher, technical expert, technician, technologist, thinker, trainee, undergraduate, walking encyclopedia, wise man, wise old man

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  • Scholar — Schol ar, n. [OE. scoler, AS. sc[=o]lere, fr. L. scholaris belonging to a school, fr. schola a school. See {School}.] 1. One who attends a school; one who learns of a teacher; one under the tuition of a preceptor; a pupil; a disciple; a learner;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scholar — mit Stab und Ordenskleid Scholar (von lateinisch „scola“: „Schule“) nannte man einen fahrenden Schüler oder Studenten oder einen akademisch gebildeten Kleriker ohne Amt und feste Stellung (siehe auch Vagant, Goliarde). In der hoch und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scholar — [skäl′ər] n. [ME scoler < OE scolere or OFr escoler, both < ML < LL scholaris, relating to a school < L schola, SCHOOL1] 1. a) a learned person b) a specialist in a particular branch of learning, esp. in the humanities [a Mark Twain… …   English World dictionary

  • Scholar — Scholar, s. Scholares …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scholār — (lat.), im Mittelalter soviel wie Schüler, Student oder überhaupt Gelehrter …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • scholar — index disciple, expert, pedagogue, specialist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • scholar — (n.) O.E. scolere student, from M.L. scholaris, from L.L. scholaris of a school, from L. schola (see SCHOOL (Cf. school) (n.1)). The Medieval Latin word widely borrowed, e.g. O.Fr. escoler, Fr. écolier, O.H.G. scuolari, Ger. Schü …   Etymology dictionary

  • scholar — should be used to mean a learned person or the holder of a scholarship (at a school or university), not as a substitute term for a school pupil …   Modern English usage

  • scholar — [n] person who is very involved in education and learning academic, augur, bookish person, bookworm*, brain*, critic, disciple, doctor, egghead*, gnome*, grind*, intellectual, learned person, learner, litterateur, person of letters, philosopher,… …   New thesaurus

  • scholar — ► NOUN 1) a specialist in a particular branch of study, especially the humanities; a distinguished academic. 2) chiefly archaic a person who is highly educated or has an aptitude for study. 3) a university student holding a scholarship. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • scholar — [[t]skɒ̱lə(r)[/t]] scholars 1) N COUNT A scholar is a person who studies an academic subject and knows a lot about it. [FORMAL] The library attracts thousands of scholars and researchers. influential Islamic scholar. 2) N COUNT: usu adj N… …   English dictionary

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