Thinker
Thinker Think"er, n. One who thinks; especially and chiefly, one who thinks in a particular manner; as, a close thinker; a deep thinker; a coherent thinker. [1913 Webster]

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  • thinker — [[t]θɪ̱ŋkə(r)[/t]] thinkers N COUNT A thinker is a person who spends a lot of time thinking deeply about important things, especially someone who is famous for thinking of new or interesting ideas. ...some of the world s greatest thinkers …   English dictionary

  • thinker — think•er [[t]ˈθɪŋ kər[/t]] n. 1) a person who thinks, esp. in a specified way or manner: a quick thinker[/ex] 2) a person who has a well developed faculty for thinking: the great thinkers[/ex] • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

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