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idea man

a person who is capable of and responsible for providing original ideas.
Origin of idea man
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Duties, according to the only idea man can form of them, must be reciprocal.

    The System of Nature, Volume 2 Paul Henri Thiery (Baron D'Holbach)
  • But in this chapter we have to ask what light mythology throws upon the idea man has had of his gods.

  • THE only idea man can affix to the name of God, is that of a first cause, the cause of all things.

  • In this idea man's need of redemption is acknowledged, though not to the same extent as by Seneca and Epictetus.

  • Man never had an idea—man will never have an idea, except those supplied to him by his surroundings.

    Hell Robert G. Ingersoll
  • The Sabbath idea is reflected in all the festivals, which have as their dominating idea man's joyful gratitude to God.

    Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria Norman Bentwich
  • The one idea man iz like the merino ram, he shuts up both eyes and goze for things inkontinently.

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