scholar


scholar

noun

Definition of SCHOLAR

1
a person of deep wisdom or learning <scholars have long debated whether there is ever such a thing as a truly selfless act>
Synonyms pundit, savant, scholar
2
a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field <a scholar who is a specialist in the history of ancient Greece>
Synonyms ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizard
3
one who attends a school <a competition for promising young scholars from across the country>
Synonyms pupil, scholar
Antonyms nonstudent

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