[syn: academician, academic, faculty member]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Academician \Ac`a*de*mi"cian\ (#; 277), n. [F. acad['e]micien.
1. A member of an academy, or society for promoting science,
art, or literature, as of the French Academy, or the Royal
Academy of arts.
2. A collegian. [R.] --Chesterfield.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
2: a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation [syn:
3: an educator who works at a college or university [syn:
academician, academic, faculty member]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
30 Moby Thesaurus words for "academician":
bookman, classicist, clerk, colossus of knowledge, genius,
giant of learning, humanist, learned clerk, learned man,
literary man, litterateur, lover of learning, man of learning,
man of letters, mastermind, mine of information, philologist,
philologue, philomath, philosophe, philosopher, polyhistor,
polymath, pundit, savant, scholar, scholastic, schoolman, student,