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She is not a deep or original thinker. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How do we go back to some of the great thinkers about this in our own history? Smithsonian Mag (2017)This kind of boredom is more important in the movement of human affairs than we give it credit for, as many great 20th-century thinkers observed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is memorable about the writers we call the great thinkers? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Just what do these writers and thinkers stand for? Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Higher Education (1990)He has carved a niche for himself as an exciting political thinker. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You must choose between a deep thinker and a wilder heart. The Sun (2013)Many great thinkers throughout human history have argued that design requires a designer. Christianity Today (2000)The anorexic tends to be sensitive and a deep thinker who takes things very seriously and personally. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)He was a great thinker and a great entrepreneur. Infinite in All Directions (1989)He is no thinker and no writer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He wrote poetry and was a deep thinker. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was a deep thinker about the game. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)He is an extremely deep thinker on the sport that has become his livelihood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is a deep thinker about football and has a commanding presence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)American writers and thinkers seem to have the knack of explaining complex ideas in an accessible way for a popular audience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Ireland was the touchstone of progressive Italian thinkers at this time. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)He can't be seen as an orthodox political thinker because his perspective is far too broad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As well as a knack for enthusing pupils, he was also renowned for galvanising political thinkers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He's an easy one to get into and was a really great thinker. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His death has left the world poorer in thinkers who do not let comfortable political taboos and intellectual fashions stifle their critique of capitalism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I enjoyed learning about the great theological thinkers of the time. A Channel of Peace (1993)As one of the world 's globetrotting thinkers, it is not easy to catch him on his home turf. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a disservice to one of the 20th century's most powerful writers and thinkers and a disservice to ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The other, to be delivered if there is a jail sentence, will be more triumphant and announce his rebirth as a political thinker. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: thinker NOUN
A thinker is a person who spends a lot of time thinking deeply about important things, especially someone who is famous for thinking of new or interesting ideas.
...some of the world's greatest thinkers.
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