Origin of pundit
Examples from the Web for pundit
A politician or pundit screws up on one, and is made fun of on the other.
Her message of increased military power did not please the progressive wing of the Sunday pundit class.
But Ball recovered and went on to create a successful career as a pundit.Miss America Hypocrisy: The Vanessa Williams Nude Photo Shaming|Amanda Marcotte|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the mother of all press conferences, the governor got favorable reviews from the pundit class.
Pundit Niall Ferguson constructed a Twitter-based index that calculates relative prestige as the ratio of tweets to followers.
A third pundit thought he would stop her by asking if she believed in God, to which she replied, “More than you do.”Curiosities of Christian History|Croake James
But a pundit passing by, said: His meditation can be of nothing but the syllogism and its members.Bubbles of the Foam|Unknown
Both the pundit and his son had promised to undertake my dissuasion from the path of a sannyasi .Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
See that the rich province of Kanchanpur is settled on the Pundit.The Cycle of Spring|Rabindranath Tagore
The taste of blood had broken the Pundit's debonair nonchalance.The Three Sapphires|W. A. Fraser
British Dictionary definitions for pundit
Word Origin for pundit
Word Origin and History for pundit
1670s, "learned Hindu," especially one versed in Sanskrit lore, from Hindi payndit "a learned man, master, teacher," from Sanskrit payndita-s "a learned man, scholar," of uncertain origin. Broader application in English is first recorded 1816. Related: Punditry.