- a member of an association or institution for the advancement of arts, sciences, or letters.
- a follower or promoter of the traditional trends in philosophy, art, or literature: Reforms were instituted over the protests of the academicians.
Origin of academician
Related Words for academicianscholar, pundit, doctor, philosopher, academic, academician, thinker, intelligentsia, lecturer, professor, student, intellect, brain, wizard, sage, egghead, genius, avant-garde, whiz, highbrow
Examples from the Web for academician
Contemporary Examples of academician
He needs to display a level of skill that brings him closer to an American sign-painter than to a French academician.Hopper: So Bad He's Good
August 5, 2013
Historical Examples of academician
There was only one Academician who could be found to give a vote for Harlow.
They unanimously elected me an Academician, and I have received the diploma.
In 1791 he was elected an Associate, and in 1794 an Academician.A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Clara Erskine Clement
A man is born an Academician as he is born a bishop or a cook.The Merry-Go-Round
Carl Van Vechten
Then he would have declared himself not to be an Academician, but a Republican.The Life of Cicero
- a member of an academy (sense 1)