idiot savant

noun idiot sa·vant \ ˈē-ˌdyō-sä-ˈväⁿ or same as idiot and savant for respective singular and plural forms \

Definition of idiot savant

plural idiots savants play \ˈē-ˌdyō-sä-ˈväⁿ(z)\ or idiot savants play \ˈē-ˌdyō-sä-ˈväⁿ(z)\
1 : savant
2 : a person who is highly knowledgeable about one subject but knows little about anything else

Origin and Etymology of idiot savant

French, literally, learned idiot


Medical Dictionary

idiot savant

noun idiot sa·vant \ ˈē-ˌdyō-sä-ˈväⁿ; ˈid-ē-ət-sə-ˈvänt, -ˈvant \

medical Definition of idiot savant

plural idiots savants play \-ˌdyō-sä-ˈväⁿ(z); -əts-sə-ˈvänt(s), -ˈvant(s)\ or idiot savants
: savant


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