thinker

noun
ADJECTIVE
brilliant, great

Einstein was one of the world's greatest thinkers.

influential, leading
deep, profound, serious
big (esp. AmE)
clear, logical
quick
creative, original
critical, free, independent
contemporary, modern
19th-century, classical, medieval, etc.
strategic
political, religious, scientific, etc.
conservative, liberal, radical, etc.
Christian, feminist, western, etc.
PREPOSITION
thinker on

a leading thinker on constitutional law


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  • thinker — [[t]θɪ̱ŋkə(r)[/t]] thinkers N COUNT A thinker is a person who spends a lot of time thinking deeply about important things, especially someone who is famous for thinking of new or interesting ideas. ...some of the world s greatest thinkers …   English dictionary

  • thinker — think•er [[t]ˈθɪŋ kər[/t]] n. 1) a person who thinks, esp. in a specified way or manner: a quick thinker[/ex] 2) a person who has a well developed faculty for thinking: the great thinkers[/ex] • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

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