Definition of theorist
: a person who theorizes
Recent Examples of theorist from the Web
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne called Mirzakhani a brilliant theorist who made enduring contributions and inspired thousands of women to pursue math and science.
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.
The home movie clips include a sequence showing an ambulance picking up an epileptic seizure victim in Dealey Plaza about six minutes before shots rang out, an event later seized upon by conspiracy theorists.
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.
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Definition of theorist for English Language Learners
: a person who forms theories about something
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