Definitions

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  • n. One who forms a theory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who theorizes or speculates; a theorist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A theorist. Also spelled theoriser.

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

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

Etymologies

theorize +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also should theorizing be called feminist if the theorizer does not identify his/herself as feminist?

    2009 January « There’s More to this than Waves

  • Also if a theorizer calls his/herself a feminist does that automatically mean that all of his/her theorizing is feminist?

    2009 January « There’s More to this than Waves

  • As such, Hamburger is equal parts myth debunker and modernization theorizer; Pizza traces transatlantic classism, corporate global­ization, and methodology-as-variety; and Pancake offers an iterative look at comfort food, cultural controversy, and appellative breadth.

    Cover to Cover

  • Several weeks ago I had the opportunity to talk to Entertainment Weekly senior writer, and LOST theorizer extraordinaire, Jeff Jensen!

    The Tail Section » 2006 » August

  • Major mineralogist and theorizer on the origins of rocks, Werner taught at the famous Freiberg School of Mines, where he lectured on his theory that rocks had been originally deposited as sediments in an ancient sea and that the kind of rocks produced in this process varied with the weather at the time.

    American Connections

  • It is often pointed out that Hawking is a theorizer; he leaves empiricism and proof behind in the dust.

    A Beautiful Mind, an Ugly Possibility

  • Half an hour after meeting a man he was accustomed to place him in one of a number of astonishing categories — fine man, good man, smart fellow, theorizer, poet, and

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • It was not Inspector A. 's habit to have theories expounded to him; he liked to be the theorizer.

    Crime On the Coast

  • Williams -- whether he was thirty-two years old, as Mr. Arnold thinks, or, as Dr. Palfrey judges, in his twenty-fifth year, when he landed here -- was, in what we must call his youth, seeing that he lived to an advanced age, a heady and contentious theorizer.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 18, April, 1859

  • As you read him, he does not seem so much a theorizer or expounder as he does the simple interpreter of graces which had escaped your notice.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 79, May, 1864

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