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Learned person   /lərnd pˈərsən/   Listen
Learned person

Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field.  Synonyms: initiate, pundit, savant.

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"Learned person" Quotes from Famous Books

... in Annandale, where he was born about the year 1756. A zealous Jacobite, his father gave him the name of Stuart, in honour of Prince Charles Edward. At the parish school, taught by one Irving, an ingenious and learned person of eccentric habits, he received a respectable ground-work of education; but the early deprivation of his father, who died bankrupt, compelled him to relinquish the pursuit of learning. At the age of fifteen, with the view of aiding in the support of his widowed ...
— The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume III - The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century • Various

Words linked to "Learned person" :   savant, pundit, student, initiate, scholar, scholarly person, polymath, bookman

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