Definition of Rocket scientist

1. Noun. A clever thinker. "You do not have to be a rocket scientist to figure that out"

Generic synonyms: Thinker



2. Noun. An engineer who builds and tests rockets.

Definition of Rocket scientist

1. Noun. a colloquial term for an astronautical engineer ¹

2. Noun. (context: countable idiomatic) Someone qualified to understand or handle that which is overly complex, detailed or confusing; a genius. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocket Scientist

rocket launching
rocket motor
rocket pack
rocket packs
rocket plane
rocket pod
rocket pods
rocket propellant
rocket propelled grenade
rocket propelled grenades
rocket propellent
rocket propulsion
rocket range
rocket salad
rocket science
rocket scientist (current term)
rocket scientists
rocket ship
rocket stage
rocket up
rocketed
rocketeer
rocketeers
rocketer
rocketers
rocketing
rocketless
rocketlike
rocketman
rocketpack

Literary usage of Rocket scientist

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1. The Command of Light: Rowland's School of Physics and the Spectrum by George Kean Sweetnam (2000)
"... as one rocket scientist remembered, "the impact of the reentering V-2 resulted in its total disappearance at the bottom of a huge crater. ..."

2. The Command of Light: Rowland's School of Physics and the Spectrum by George Kean Sweetnam (2000)
"The first flight was unsuccessful because, as one rocket scientist remembered, "the impact of the reentering V-2 resulted in its total disappearance at the ..."

3. Status of the Department of Veterans Affairs to Identify Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1998)
"It does not take a rocket scientist. It only takes a biomédical scientist. Mr. SHAYS. You have a right to be frustrated. you take issue with testimony ..."

4. Aviation Safety: Congressional Hearing edited by Slade Gorton (2000)
"It does not take a rocket scientist to figure out that with an increased number of flights and a steady accident rate we will have more fatalities, ..."

5. Helping Your Child Get Ready for School: With Activities for Children from by Nancy Paulu (1993)
"It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that the profit margins of processing crude oil are virtually independent of the price of the raw product. ..."

6. State of the Petroleum Industry: Congressional Hearing edited by Frank H. Murkowski (2000)
"It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that the profit margins of processing crude oil are virtually independent of the price of the raw product. ..."

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