Related formspre·dis·cov·er·er, noun
Examples from the Web for discoverer
I felt like the discoverer of a new world already fully inhabited and thriving but totally unknown to the rest of us.
The sense of randomness is often emphasized: the discoverer—likely some hardworking editor—merely stumbled upon greatness.
Now that we've met him I feel that life without the discoverer would not be worth living.Pee-Wee Harris Adrift|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The discoverer of a planet has a right to name it, so Herschel called it Georgium Sidus, after the king.History of Astronomy|George Forbes
The character of these rivers had been described to me by Commissioner Mitchell, the discoverer thereof.Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia|Thomas Mitchell
He is not a discoverer of great principles, but is professionally skillful and accomplished, and eminently practical.Steam Steel and Electricity|James W. Steele
The result was obtained by the discoverer in three weeks after he first heard of the existence of the difficulty.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)|Augustus de Morgan