Thesaurus

intellectuals

noun
plural of intellectual

Synonyms & Antonyms of intellectuals

a person with strong intellectual interests
  • discovered that in politics a reputation for being an intellectual was regarded as a liability

Synonyms for intellectuals

Words Related to intellectuals

Near Antonyms for intellectuals

Antonyms for intellectuals

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About intellectuals

Thesaurus Entries Near intellectuals

intellectualizers

intellectuals

intelligence

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Intellectuals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intellectuals. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on intellectuals

Nglish: Translation of intellectuals for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of intellectuals for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!