World English Dictionary
opsimath (ˈɒpsɪˌmæθ)
a person who learns late in life
[C19: from Greek opsimathēs, from opse late + math- learn]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Main Entry:  opsimath
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a person who becomes a student or learner late in life
Etymology:  Greek 'late in learning'
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature