learner

Definitions of learner
  1. noun
    someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    synonyms: assimilator, scholar
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    types:
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    memoriser, memorizer
    a person who learns by rote
    quick study, sponge
    someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    dweeb, grind, nerd, swot, wonk
    an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    tutee
    learns from a tutor
    study
    someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play)
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
  2. noun
    someone who works for an expert to learn a trade
    synonyms: apprentice, intern, prentice
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    types:
    printer's devil
    an apprentice in a printing establishment
    type of:
    beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro
    someone new to a field or activity
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