Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is late in learning or in beginning to learn.

Etymologies

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First attested in 1808; from the Ancient Greek ὀψιμαθής (opsimathēs, "late in learning"), ultimately from ὀψέ (opse, "late") and μανθάνω (manthanō, "I learn"); compare opsimathy, philomath, and polymath.

Examples

  • I almost went for polymath or opsimath, but they were taken but not used.

    Onynimity

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