Definition of "theorist" []

  • One who theorizes; a theoretician. (noun)
  • The originator of a theory; a person who is concerned with theory; a theoretician (noun)

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Use "theorist" in a sentence
  • "And the logic of your above argument, Mark -- the Protestants arguably have more basis for claiming that a democratic or otherwise anti-authority theorist is not Protestant in any relevant sense, "given his tradition and basic theological framework.""
  • "In an argument that will run and run, he seemed to be inverting the wisdom of a social theorist from a previous age: the message is not only about the medium."
  • "Getting hired as a mathematical theorist is not worth much if your publication prospects are poor."