Definition of Scholar

1. Noun. A learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines.




2. Noun. Someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs.
Exact synonyms: Assimilator, Learner
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Memoriser, Memorizer, Quick Study, Sponge, Dweeb, Grind, Nerd, Swot, Wonk, Tutee
Derivative terms: Assimilate, Learn, Scholarship

3. Noun. A student who holds a scholarship.
Specialized synonyms: Rhodes Scholar
Generic synonyms: Educatee, Pupil, Student
Derivative terms: Scholarship

Definition of Scholar

1. n. 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.

Definition of Scholar

1. Noun. A student; one who studies at school or college. ¹

2. Noun. A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge. ¹

3. Noun. A learned person; a bookman. ¹

4. Noun. One who educates themself for their whole life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scholar

1. a learned person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scholar

schnorrers
schnorrs
schnoz
schnozes
schnozz
schnozzes
schnozzle
schnozzles
schoderite
schoenfliesite
schoenite
schoepite
schoharie grit
schola
schola cantorum
scholar (current term)
scholar's mate
scholarism
scholarity
scholarlike
scholarliness
scholarly
scholarly method
scholarly person
scholars
scholarship
scholarships
scholas
scholastic
scholastical

Literary usage of Scholar

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1. Catalogue by Yale University, Columbia university, Hokkaido University (1907)
"B., Sheffield Graduate scholar A. GEORGE E. BKCK, BA, Foote Fellow in Yale College .7 Library st. THEODORE H. BOGGS, MA, Eldridge Fellow in Yale College 115 ..."

2. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by Confucius, James Legge (1885)
"I have heard that the studies of the scholar are extensive, ... I do not know any dress of the scholar.' 2. The duke said, 'Allow me to ask what is the ..."

3. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
scholar one time, though I can't tell you when, Nor can I tell where too, ... Says the scholar, " I can, for at magic I dash, Nor e'en for Old Nick care ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"... Deas-Thomson scholar in the University of Sydney, and JB ALLEN, Exhibition Commissioners' scholar of the University of Adelaide, South Australia. ..."

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