Definitions for Scholarˈskɒl ər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Scholar

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scholar, scholarly person, bookman, student(noun)

    a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines

  2. learner, scholar, assimilator(noun)

    someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs

  3. scholar(noun)

    a student who holds a scholarship


  1. scholar(Noun)

    A student; one who studies at school or college.

  2. scholar(Noun)

    A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge.

  3. scholar(Noun)

    A learned person; a bookman.

  4. scholar(Noun)

    One who educates themself for their whole life.

  5. Origin: From scoler, from scolere, from scholaris, from schola, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scholar(noun)

    one who attends a school; one who learns of a teacher; one under the tuition of a preceptor; a pupil; a disciple; a learner; a student

  2. Scholar(noun)

    one engaged in the pursuits of learning; a learned person; one versed in any branch, or in many branches, of knowledge; a person of high literary or scientific attainments; a savant

  3. Scholar(noun)

    a man of books

  4. Scholar(noun)

    in English universities, an undergraduate who belongs to the foundation of a college, and receives support in part from its revenues

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. scholar

    1. An ornate fossil. 2. A deadly ptomain that infests all forms of dynamic thought. 3. An impenetrable mass of matter that contains within itself the principle of unchangeability. 4. A turtle on whose shell is carved certain hieroglyphic lettering; such as, Ph. D., M. D., LL. D. 5. A medieval owl that roosts in universities, especially those that are endowed. 6. A plaster-of-Paris convolute. 7. A man, long on advice but short on action, who thinks he thinks. 8. One who draws his breath and salary. 9. Anybody with a bulging brow and no visible means of support.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scholar' in Nouns Frequency: #1984

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean Paul Friedrich Richter:

    A scholar knows no boredom.

  2. Robert Burton:

    A mere scholar, a mere ass.

  3. Daniel Dennett:

    A scholar is just a library's way of making another library.

  4. Mohammad:

    The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.

  5. Chuang-tzu:

    He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.

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