Definition of "astronomer" []

  • One who specializes in astronomy. (noun)
  • A scientist who studies astronomy (noun)

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Use "astronomer" in a sentence
  • "One such amateur astronomer is Caroline Moore, who, at age 14, was the youngest person to ever discover a supernova."
  • "I can never remember ... you know, the thin astronomer?"
  • "A Chinese astronomer from the University of St Andrews has fine-tuned Einstein's groundbreaking theory of gravity, creating a 'simple' theory which could solve a dark mystery that has baffled astrophysicists for three-quarters of a century."