The sense of randomness is often emphasized: the discoverer—likely some hardworking editor—merely stumbled upon greatness.
I felt like the discoverer of a new world already fully inhabited and thriving but totally unknown to the rest of us.
At the end of two years the discoverer returned to Portugal and was received with great honour.
He too was a discoverer, but his discovery was of Paris and the Latin Quarter.
It makes the pupil an explorer after truth and it should result in making him a discoverer of truth.
In Boston a monument has been erected to the discoverer of anaesthesia.
In the range of his information about these subjects, the discoverer was encyclopedic.
And what royalty does the discoverer get for this wonder of chemistry?
It will be remembered that Galileo was the discoverer of the craters on the moon.
The next year, the Land of Edels was found, and received its name from its discoverer.