Definition of craniologist in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkrānēˈäləjəst/ /ˌkreɪniˈɑlədʒəst/



See craniology

‘By today's standards, the theoretical blindness of the male 19 th-century craniologists seems outrageous.’
  • ‘Samuel Bates is the master craniologist, ready to crack the puzzle of human variations.’
  • ‘The skulls were taken home with the craniologists to be displayed in London.’
  • ‘My project explores efforts by craniologists to pin down with certainty the extent of the range of variation in human cranial capacity.’
  • ‘The rhetoric can be likened to the dated concepts held by eugenicists, craniologists and social Darwinists.’