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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who theorizes; a theoretician.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. someone who constructs theories, especially in the arts or sciences
  • n. an expert of some theory (v.)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who forms theories; one given to theory and speculation; a speculatist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who forms theories; one given to theory and speculation; a speculatist. It is often used with the implication of a lack of practical capacity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)

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