Renaissance man
noun Date: 1906 a person who has wide interests and is expert in several areas

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Renaissance man — Renaissance men N COUNT (approval) If you describe a man as a Renaissance man, you mean that he has a wide range of abilities and interests, especially in the arts and sciences …   English dictionary

  • renaissance man — A Renaissance man is a person who is talented in a number of different areas, especially when their talents include both the sciences and the arts …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Renaissance man — (or woman) n. a highly cultivated man (or woman) who is skilled and well versed in many fields of knowledge, work, etc., as in the arts and sciences …   English World dictionary

  • Renaissance man — ► NOUN ▪ a person with a wide range of talents or interests …   English terms dictionary

  • renaissance man — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms renaissance man : singular renaissance man plural renaissance men a man who knows a lot about many different subjects and has many practical skills and abilities …   English dictionary

  • Renaissance man — /rəˌneɪsəns ˈmæn/ (say ruh.naysuhns man), /rəˌnæsəns ˈmæn/ (say ruh.nasuhns man) noun a man with a wide variety of intellectual interests and talents: *He describes himself as a Renaissance man – fairly good at a lot of things but not an expert… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Renaissance man — noun 1. a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests a statistician has to be something of a generalist • Syn: ↑generalist • Ant: ↑specialist (for: ↑generalist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Renaissance Man — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Mr. Bill Originaltitel: Renaissance Man Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1994 Länge: 117 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Renaissance Man — Opération Shakespeare Opération Shakespeare (Renaissance Man Québec : Si la vie vous intéresse) est un film américain réalisé par Penny Marshall, sorti en 1994. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution …   Wikipédia en Français

  • renaissance man —    A Renaissance man is a person who is talented in a number of different areas, especially when their talents include both the sciences and the arts.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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