deep thinker
A person whose thoughts are profound; an intellectual.

THOMAS PAINE. "Oh what fun it is to be a rebel," says Mr. Bradford. Paine "was a commonplace rebel, entirely practical." Not educated, not a deep thinker.


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  • deep — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English dep, from Old English dēop; akin to Old High German tiof deep, Old English dyppan to dip more at dip Date: before 12th century 1. extending far from some surface or area: as a. extending far downward < a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • thinker — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mastermind, sage, savant; see intellectual , philosopher , scholar 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. philosopher, deep thinker, sage, wise man, scholar. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A person who seeks reason and… …   English dictionary for students

  • deep — 1 Deep, profound, abysmal. Deep and profound denote extended either downward from a surface or, less often, backward or inward from a front or outer part. Deep is the most general term {a deep pond} {a slope cut by deep gullies} As applied to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • thinker — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brilliant, great ▪ Einstein was one of the world s greatest thinkers. ▪ influential, leading ▪ deep, profound …   Collocations dictionary

  • deep — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 a long way from top to bottom/front to back VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ The water looks very deep there. ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …   Collocations dictionary

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