Definition of theorist
: a person who theorizes
Recent Examples of theorist from the Web
The most prominent purveyors of that theory have been Fox News personality Sean Hannity and internet and radio conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
The great Danish theorist Niels Bohr even suggested that energy might not be conserved on the atomic scale.
Twincer theorists will be gratified by confirmation that Alex was indeed the person meeting Wren at the airport a few episodes ago.
Which is to say: The president isn’t necessarily beholden to a hostile foreign power — he could just be a conspiracy theorist with a severe personality disorder.
The opinion of a person who has spent his life studying the economics of tax rate reductions seems to have equal weight - on the Internet - as a conspiracy theorist with a middle school education, holed up in a cabin in Montana.
Johnson wrote, which had fans, analysts and conspiracy theorists contemplating possible tampering.
An anti-gun violence organization founded by parents of children killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has dumped Megyn Kelly as host of an event in Washington this week because of her planned interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
After the interview is over, the conspiracy theorist can retreat to his own media platforms to provide his own spin on what happened to an audience predisposed to believe him, not the mainstream press.
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Definition of theorist for English Language Learners
: a person who forms theories about something
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