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1. scholar

noun. ['ˈskɑːlɝ'] a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines.

Synonyms

  • alumna
  • intellectual
  • valedictory speaker
  • book lover
  • bookman
  • theologian
  • schoolman
  • intellect
  • Masorite
  • valedictorian
  • Renaissance man
  • savant
  • alum
  • Schoolman
  • Shakespearian
  • initiate
  • Cabalist
  • licentiate
  • Islamist
  • student
  • Vedist
  • Shakespearean
  • salutatory speaker
  • bibliographer
  • goliard
  • doctor
  • theologist
  • pedant
  • salutatorian
  • Kabbalist
  • graduate
  • musicologist
  • philomath
  • generalist
  • post doc
  • Sinologist
  • scholarly person
  • scholastic
  • reader
  • postdoc
  • humanist
  • historian
  • scholiast
  • Arabist
  • academician
  • Massorete
  • philosopher
  • historiographer
  • bibliophile
  • theologiser
  • Dr.
  • pundit
  • grad
  • medieval Schoolman
  • alumnus
  • learned person
  • master
  • mujtihad
  • theologizer
  • bookworm
  • Masorete

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • intellectual
  • exclude
  • uninitiate

Etymology

  • scoler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scolere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Scholar

  • nondollar
  • strahler
  • squalor
  • stollar
  • stahler
  • zoller
  • zahler
  • woller
  • wahler
  • voller
  • soller
  • scholler
  • pfahler
  • moller
  • mahler
  • lollar
  • koller
  • kollar
  • kahler
  • holler
  • hollar
  • goller
  • dollar
  • dahler
  • collor
  • coller
  • collar
  • boller
  • bahler
  • oller

Example sentences of the word scholar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another scholar has stated that the game orginated in ancient Egypt in the 15th to 11th centuries B.C.

Quotes containing the word scholar


1. Someday I must read this scholar Everyone. He seems to have written so much--all of it wrong.
- Tamora Pierce, Emperor Mage

2. The old man was peering intently at the shelves. 'I'll have to admit that he's a very competent scholar.'Isn't he just a librarian?' Garion asked, 'somebody who looks after books?'That's where all the rest of scholarship starts, Garion. All the books in the world won't help you if they're just piled up in a heap.
- David Eddings, King of the Murgos

3. The ink of the scholar is more holy than the blood of the martyr.
- Anonymous

2. scholar

noun. ['ˈskɑːlɝ'] someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • memoriser
  • swot
  • sponge
  • memorizer
  • learner
  • individual
  • assimilator
  • mortal
  • grind
  • person
  • dweeb
  • wonk
  • tutee
  • nerd
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • nonintellectual
  • uneducated
  • physical
  • emotional

Etymology

  • scoler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scolere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. scholar

noun. ['ˈskɑːlɝ'] a student who holds a scholarship.

Synonyms

  • educatee
  • pupil
  • Rhodes scholar

Antonyms

  • break
  • low
  • trade edition
  • layman

Etymology

  • scoler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • scolere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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