thought leader

[ thawt-lee-der ]

  1. a person or organization that is a recognized authority in a particular field and whose innovative ideas influence and guide others: He is a thought leader in education reform and his insights represent the latest thinking on the topic.

Origin of thought leader

First recorded in 1885–90

Other words from thought leader

  • thought lead·er·ship, noun

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