Examples from the Web for inventor
At his best, he was an inventor of part of the modern cinema's grammar.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here, I thought for years my father had been a cook, but apparently he was an inventor.
I just read an interview with Roger Linn, the inventor of the Linn Drum.Giorgio Moroder, Dance Music Legend, on Remixing Coldplay’s ‘Midnight’ and ‘Crazy’ Lana Del Rey|Douglas Wolk|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first attempts to modernize the process were made by Thomas Edison and scientists working with American inventor.
So what's next for the inventor who's already scored a scholarship to study at MIT?
I must tell you now about Mr. Cooper's first child, and how fine a thing it was to have an inventor for a papa.Stories of Great Inventors|Hattie E. Macomber
"I call it the Brown-Pericord Motor," cried the inventor, with an angry flash of his dark eyes.The Man from Archangel|A. Conan Doyle
But this inventor was a genius, and those who might now gain the prize would be no such thing.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
For the first time in his life the inventor found his airship enterprise on a firm financial basis.Zeppelin|Harry Vissering
Whereupon he proposes some difficulties, to give the Inventor occasion to find a way to remove them.
British Dictionary definitions for inventor
Word Origin and History for inventor
c.1500, "a discoverer," from Latin inventor (fem. inventrix) "contriver, author, discoverer," agent noun from past participle stem of invenire (see invention). Meaning "one who contrives or produces a new thing or process" is from 1550s.