- to speculate or theorize, usually in a superficial or imprecise manner.
- to think or reason as a philosopher.
Also especially British, phi·los·o·phise.
Origin of philosophize
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Examples from the Web for philosophizer
He is constantly a critic, and a philosophizer, if not a philosopher.To Cuba and Back
Richard Henry Dana
- (intr) to make philosophical pronouncements and speculations
- (tr) to explain philosophically
Word Origin and History for philosophizer
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