One who invents, either as a hobby or as an occupation.(noun)
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Use "inventor" in a sentence
"The first language suggested by the authors of this legislation left out "inventors" altogether, but once this blatant attack became clear, the authors added the word "inventor" to "First Inventor to File" in order to confuse anyone not closely following this bill."
"Cool detail: the inventor is a regular at rec. music.makers.piano, and posted there while working on the design."
"Tell me what you think of when you read the word inventor."