Speculator, theorizer, theorist.

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  • Speculatist — Spec u*la*tist (sp[e^]k [ u]*l[.a]*t[i^]st), n. One who speculates, or forms theories; a speculator; a theorist. [1913 Webster] The very ingenious speculatist, Mr. Hume. V. Knox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speculatist — index bettor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • speculatist — spec·u·la·tist …   English syllables

  • speculatist — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlād.ə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: speculate + ist : speculator …   Useful english dictionary

  • Matthew Concanen — (1701–1749) was a writer, poet and lawyer born in Ireland. Contents 1 Life 2 Writings 3 An Essay Against Too Much Reading 4 References …   Wikipedia

  • Proselyte — Pros e*lyte, n. [OE. proselite, OF. proselite, F. proselytus, Gr. ?, adj., that has come, n., a new comer, especially, one who has come over from heathenism to the Jewish religion; ? toward, to + (prob.) the root of ? to come.] A new convert… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Theorist — The o*rist, n. [Cf. F. th[ e]oriste.] One who forms theories; one given to theory and speculation; a speculatist. Cowper. [1913 Webster] The greatest theoretists have given the preference to such a government as that which obtains in this kingdom …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bettor — I noun better, gambler, gamester, gentleman of fortune, hazarder, piker, player, player for stakes, plunger, punter, risk taker, sharper, speculatist, speculator, venturer, wagerer II index speculator Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton.… …   Law dictionary

  • speculator — n. Theorizer, speculatist, theorist …   New dictionary of synonyms

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