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thinker

[thing-ker] /ˈθɪŋ kər/
noun
1.
a person who thinks, as in a specified way or manner:
a slow thinker.
2.
a person who has a well-developed faculty for thinking, as a philosopher, theorist, or scholar:
the great thinkers.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English thenkare. See think1, -er1
Related forms
nonthinker, noun

Thinker, The

noun
1.
French Le Penseur. a bronze statue (1879–89) by Rodin.
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  • He cannot be called a great thinker, and his reflective power is decidedly inferior to his observation and memory.
  • How to become a rational, powerful and original thinker.
  • It has undoubtedly arisen in the witty thinker's mind as an imitation of the familiar proverb.
  • He was a reader and a thinker and a social observer, and his mind produced ideas, not opportunities for commerce.
  • Regardless of the quality of the end product, he was nothing if not a deliberate thinker.
  • Most importantly, he is a bold thinker on a wide range of subjects.
  • Political theorists dismiss her as a shallow thinker whose appeal is restricted to adolescents.
  • One can tell a lot from a thinker's constants and variables.
  • If you're really a future thinker, you're worried about that.
  • He's even more influential as a lateral thinker, adept at making connections across seemingly unrelated disciplines.

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