Definitions

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  • n. One who is not a scholar.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ scholar

Examples

  • M. J. Trows Spartacus: The Myth and the Man Stroud, England: Sutton, 2006 is a highly readable work by a nonscholar.

    The Spartacus War

  • Bernardin, the nonscholar, would work to promote scholarship in the Church, while Ratzinger the scholar became scholarship's enemy.

    A Tale of Two Cardinals

  • If you look at the reviews of some of their books on Amazon, you can see various nonscholar types going on about how wonderful their ideas are and how great it is that they’re fighting against those stodgy, square, reactionaries of ‘old fashioned’ linguistics.

    Of Form over Substance: a review of Sermonti - The Panda's Thumb

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