- speculative fiction,
- speculative philosophy,
- speculum forceps,
- speculum metal,
Origin of speculator
Examples from the Web for speculator
Sorokko has no interest in trophies as such, and she is no speculator.
The new "new" thing was Chinese contemporary art and the speculator mentality that fueled the Western market.
Tens of thousands of the poor might curse his name, but the financier and the speculator execrated him no more.The Woman in Black|Edmund Clerihew Bentley
The speculator easily recalls the quotations of his favorite stocks.Your Mind and How to Use It|William Walker Atkinson
The speculator has supplanted him without perceptibly improving the morality of the world.By-Ways of War|James Jeffrey Roche
The bookseller who risked the publication was a speculator, not remarkable for discernment.Library Notes|A. P. Russell
We now approach one of the grandest schemes for defrauding a people ever conceived in the breast of the speculator.Monopolies and the People|D. C. Cloud
1550s, from Latin speculator, agent noun from speculari (see speculation). The financial sense is from 1778.