Synonyms of scientist
QUOTATIONS:When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. (Clarke's First Law) – Profile of the Future]
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young – On Aggression]
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes – The Dyer's Hand]
I don't know what I may seem to the world, but as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me
The physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose – Open Mind]
Nature, and Nature's laws lay hid in nightGod said, Let Newton be! and all was light – Epitaph: Intended for Sir Isaac Newton]
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boffin (British, informal)A boffin is a scientist, especially one who is doing research.
• a bumbling computer boffin
Thesaurus for scientist from the Collins English Thesaurus