Synonyms
Etymology

1. astronomer

noun. ['əˈstrɑːnəmɝ'] a physicist who studies astronomy.

Synonyms

  • uranologist
  • astrophysicist
  • cosmologist
  • stargazer

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • astronomy (English)
  • astronomie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Astronomer

  • monomer

How do you pronounce astronomer?

Pronounce astronomer as əˈstrɑnəmər.

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Example sentences of the word astronomer


1. Noun, singular or mass
A set of 10 planetary glasses should make any professional or amateur astronomer happy.

Quotes containing the word astronomer


1. Whether you are an astronomer or a life scientist, geophysicist, or a pilot, you've got to be there because you believe you are good in your field, and you can contribute, not because you are going to get a lot of fame or whatever when you get back.
- Alan Shepard

2. If I didn't choose art, I would have become an astronomer.
- Peter Max

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