[ thing-ker ]
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  1. a person who thinks, as in a specified way or manner: a slow thinker.

  2. 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

Other words from thinker

  • non·think·er, noun

Words Nearby thinker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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