Scholar

Definition of Scholar

Schol´ar
n.1.One who attends a school; one who learns of a teacher; one under the tuition of a preceptor; a pupil; a disciple; a learner; a student.
I am no breeching scholar in the schools.
- Shak.
2.One engaged in the pursuits of learning; a learned person; one versed in any branch, or in many branches, of knowledge; a person of high literary or scientific attainments; a savant.
3.A man of books.
4.In English universities, an undergraduate who belongs to the foundation of a college, and receives support in part from its revenues.

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academic, academician, aficionado, amateur, auditor, authority, autodidact, bookman, bookworm, brain, buff, classicist, clerk, colossus of knowledge, connoisseur, critic, dilettante, doctor, educatee, egghead, elder, elder statesman, experimental scientist, expert, fan, freak, genius, giant of learning, great soul, guru, highbrow, humanist, illuminate, inquirer, intellect, learned clerk, learned man, literary man, litterateur, longhair, lover of learning, lover of wisdom, mahatma, man of intellect, man of learning, man of letters, man of science, man of wisdom, mandarin, master, mastermind, mentor, mine of information, monitor, nut, oracle, pedagogue, philologist, philologue, philomath, philosophe, philosopher, polyhistor, polymath, practical scientist, praepostor, prefect, professor, pundit, rabbi, rishi, sapient, savant, scholastic, schoolboy, schoolgirl, schoolman, scientist, seer, self-taught person, specialist, starets, studier, technical expert, technician, technologist, thinker, trainee, undergraduate, walking encyclopedia, wise man, wise old man
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