Renaissance man

Definitions of Renaissance man
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n a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests

Synonyms:
generalist
Antonyms:
specialiser, specialist, specializer
an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
Type of:
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student
a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines

n a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics

Type of:
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student
a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines

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