[ thing-ker ]
/ ˈθɪŋ kər /


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.

Origin of thinker

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

Related forms

non·think·er, noun

Definition for thinker (2 of 2)

Thinker, The


(French Le Penseur), a bronze statue (1879–89) by Rodin. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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