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pundit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pundit

  1. 1 a person of deep wisdom or learning <a moral question that has puzzled the pundits throughout the ages> Synonyms sage, savant, scholarRelated Words seer, wise man; polyhistor, polymath, Renaissance man; brain, egghead, genius, highbrow, intellect, intellectual, thinker, whiz, wizard; guru, mahatma, pandit, swami, yogi (also yogin); rabbi; master, mentor, teacherNear Antonyms blockhead, dodo, dolt, donkey, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, fool, goon, half-wit, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, moron, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead, simpleton, stock, turkey

  2. 2 a person who makes or expresses a judgment on the quality of offerings in some field of endeavor <the new mini laptop has gotten a thumbs-up from industry pundits> Synonyms critic, reviewerRelated Words analyst, annotator, columnist, commentator, observer; appraiser, evaluator, judge, referee





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