Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who popularizes, or treats scientific or abstruse subjects in a popular manner. Also spelled populariser. Athenæum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who popularizes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who popularizes something.

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

  • noun someone who makes attractive to the general public

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Examples

  • I’d use a geek analogy to Gary Gygax, co-creator and main popularizer of the Dungeons & Dragons game – yay, he created a lasting cultural icon, but then over the next three decades he kept regurgitating the same ideas without, really, much evolution and became less and less relevant.

    Fantastic Fest – Survival of the Dead « Geek Related

  • Yeah, he does great work as a physicist, and he’s tremendously well-known as a popularizer, but I’ve never thought he did the best job of it.

    Objections to Kaku and Liu’s “How to Time Travel?”

  • I don't mind being called a popularizer, "he said.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Disabled in a diving accident as a young man and confined to a wheelchair, he had used his intellect and his forceful writing to become the most articulate popularizer of a foreign policy based on the unapologetic deployment of American power.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • Despite being really solid physicists (to whom I could probably listen to talk for hours), Charles Liu and Michio Kaku make a few of those misleading, “popularizer”, statements that I just want to point out.

    Objections to Kaku and Liu’s “How to Time Travel?”

  • Late one night, as a warm breeze blew through my bedroom window, and only the hum of fans and air conditioners filled the ether, I tuned in to Coast to Coast to hear Brian Greene, the Columbia physicist and science-popularizer extraordinaire, join the program by phone.

    The Listener

  • Despite being really solid physicists (to whom I could probably listen to talk for hours), Charles Liu and Michio Kaku make a few of those misleading, “popularizer”, statements that I just want to point out.

    Objections to Kaku and Liu’s “How to Time Travel?”

  • I was listening to the Science Friday podcast on today's walk -- an interview with Neil DeGrasse Tyson (very nice guy - he has been groomed as the Carl Sagan of our time and is doing a fine job as a popularizer of science).

    education

  • Despite being really solid physicists (to whom I could probably listen to talk for hours), Charles Liu and Michio Kaku make a few of those misleading, “popularizer”, statements that I just want to point out.

    Objections to Kaku and Liu’s “How to Time Travel?”

  • Kaku as a physics popularizer seems to be a charlatan, plain and simple.

    Objections to Kaku and Liu’s “How to Time Travel?”

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