Synonyms of scholar in English:

scholar


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noun

1‘a leading French biblical scholar’

SYNONYMS
academic, intellectual, learned person, professor, man of letters, woman of letters, mind, intellect, savant, polymath, highbrow, bluestocking
authority, expert, pundit, mastermind
pandit
rabbi
informal egghead
North American informal pointy-head
archaic bookman

2‘after two or three months there were 28 scholars’

SYNONYMS
pupil, student, schoolchild, schoolboy, schoolgirl, learner