Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 04/10/21 Pundit

Pundit (noun)
pun·dit [puhn-dit]
(previously 07-10-13)

noun
1. a learned person, expert, or authority.
2. a person who makes comments or judgments, especially in an authoritative manner; critic or commentator.
3. pandit.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH PUNDIT
pendant, pendent, pennant

OTHER WORDS FROM PUNDIT
pun·dit·ic, adjective
pun·dit·i·cal·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO PUNDIT
scholar, expert, professor, intellectual, philosopher, buff, cognoscenti, thinker, auger, egghead, savant, brain, bookworm, teacher, solon

SYNONYMS FOR PUNDIT
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1. sage, guru, savant.

Origin: 1665–75; < Hindi paṇḍit < Sanskrit paṇḍita learned man, (adj.) learned

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