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theorist

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noun the·o·rist \ˈthē-ə-rist, ˈthir-ist\

Simple Definition of theorist

  • : a person who forms theories about something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of theorist

  1. :  a person who theorizes

1646

First Known Use of theorist

1646



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