thinker

[ thing-ker ]
/ ˈθɪŋ kər /

noun

a person who thinks, as in a specified way or manner: a slow thinker.
a person who has a well-developed faculty for thinking, as a philosopher, theorist, or scholar: the great thinkers.

QUIZZES

Are You A Word Of The Day Whiz? Take The February Challenge
Test your memory on some of our favorite words from February.
Question 1 of 15
Which sentence uses the adjective fictile correctly?

Origin of thinker

First recorded in 1400–50, thinker is from the late Middle English word thenkare. See think1, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM thinker

non·think·er, noun

Definition for thinker (2 of 2)

Thinker, The

noun

(French Le Penseur), a bronze statue (1879–89) by Rodin.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for thinker