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Definition of the noun pundit

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noun - plural: pundits

  1. someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field

Alternative definition of the noun pundit


  1. A learned Hindu, a scholar, especially having knowledge of Sanskrit, philosophy, religion and law.
  2. A scholar, teacher, master of an art, or learned person.
  3. A professed expert in a particular field, as called upon to provide comment or opinion in the media.


  1. Pundit is a fictional character from Flutter.
  2. Pundit is a fictional character from the 1998 film Primary Colors.
  3. Pundit is a fictional character from the 2012 film Blue-Eyed Butcher.
  4. Pundit is a fictional character from the 2012 film Superman vs. The Elite.


Pundit: The term pundit or pandit was used in the second half of the 19th century to denote indigenous surveyors who explored regions to the north of India for the British.

Phrases with Pundit

  1. Parnassius Acdestis Pundit
  2. Subspecies Parnassius Acdestis Pundit

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pundit

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Google previewCrime and Criminology (2014)

by Dr Asif Kamal

One real pundit is that Lombruso's hypothesis is biased against individuals saw as diverse ...

Google previewResearches and Missionary Labours among the Jews, Mohammedans, and other sects, by the Rev. Joseph Wolff, during his travels between the years 1831 and 1834, from Malta to Egypt, Constantinople, etc. [With a map.] (1835)

by Joseph WOLFF

Pundit is a Hindoo title of a learned man. 1' Those Philosophers of Europe, who believe that power of Philosophy is able to bring men to the saving knowledge of Christ, ought to travel among the Philosophers of Hindoostauu and Persia, they ...

Google previewWrong Turn (2013)

America s Deadly Embrace of Counterinsurgency by Colonel Gian Gentile

More worrisome than the delusion of an individual American military press officer, general, or think-tank pundit is the monop- oly that counterinsurgency has over thinking about strategy and policy. In 2010, President Barack Obama sought ...

Google previewBasics Design 08: Design Thinking (2009)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

For example, performance car manufacturer Porsche makes a Boxster car and a betting pundit is a tipster. In this way, the neologism 'betster' sounds as though it is a real word. Having a unique word as a brand name has certain advantages, ...

Google previewTestbuster for the GRE, General Test with Software (2004)

by Pauline Alexander-Travis

A PUNDIT is an expert, while a TYRO is a novice. Since the two are antonyms, (D ) is not, therefore, the correct answer. MUNDANE is common, everyday; CELESTIAL refers to heavenly. Because MUNDANE is opposite from CELESTIAL, (E) ...

Google previewProphets, Gurus, and Pundits (2014)

Rhetorical Styles and Public Engagement by Anna M. Young

The Pundit is the least fluid public ...

Google previewThe GRE Test For Dummies (2012)

by Suzee Vlk, Michelle Rose Gilman, Veronica Saydak

A pundit is a learned person; a sage is an intelligent person. 25. A. Someone very, very thin is emaciated. Someone very, very happy is ecstatic. Choice B is backward. Solitary means reclusive, but reclusive (a recluse is a hermit) has the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang (2006)

by Grant Barrett

pundit n. (< Hindi pandit < Sanskrit pandita'a learned man.'] one who claims or is said to be a learned expert or teacher; a commentator. [1816 "QUIZ" Grand Master III 73 in OED: For English pundets condescend Th" observatory to ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English: accompanied by a reversed dictionary, English and Hindustani (1866)

By Duncan Forbes by Duncan Forbes

a waterfowl, the pundit, m. a learned Bifihman; adj. learned; an honorary title signifying doctor or philosopher. The pundits are the only men who understand the Sanskrit, the language in which the ancient writings of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions (2013)

Volume 1: A - L; Volume 2: M - Z by Patrick Taylor, Frederick I. Case

Chanting the appropriate mantra, the pundit assists the bride's father and the groom in consecrating the peerha; Anga Sparsha: The fathers of both the bride and the groom take the paan leaves of money, rice, and flowers from the peerha, and ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

pundit (PUN-dit) n. A pundit is a person with great knowledge (of a particular subject), especially one whose opinion is sought or respected; an expert, an authority, etc. In 1988 political pundits predicted that the Reverend Jesse Jackson would ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature

who left three sons, the eldest of whom, Balajee Pundit, sometimes called Nanah Pundit, succeeded him. The two others ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

pheasant _ MONAL philosopher _ YOGI pillar _ LAT pipe _ HOOKAH prime minister _ NEHRU prince _ RAJ A, RANA, RAJ AH princess _ RANI, BEGUM, RANEE rat _ BANDICOOT rope dancer _ NAT sage _ PUNDIT servant _ AMAH sheep ...

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Small photo of DENVER-AUG. 25:MSNBC TV pundit Rachel Maddow speaks during a live broadcast from the 2008 Democratic National Convention on August 25, 2008.Small photo of April 21, 2016, Ujjain, India: A tantric pundit worshiping in Simhastha maha kumbh mela, Ujjain, IndiaSmall photo of ALLAHADBAD, INDIA - 14th Feb 2013 - A pundit reads from Hindu scriptures at the Kumbha MelaSmall photo of ELISTA, RUSSIA - APRIL 20, 2017: A monument Darling Pundit against the background of the sky. KalmykiaSmall photo of ELISTA, RUSSIA - APRIL 20, 2017: A monument Darling Pundit in the square. KalmykiaSmall photo of A Hindu pundit/ high priest is seen performing the rituals of a marriage ceremony being conducted in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Shot in February 2017.Small photo of A Hindu pundit/ high priest is seen performing the rituals of a marriage ceremony being conducted in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Shot in February 2017. More...

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I never wanted to be a pundit. (Robert MacNeil)
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Scrabble value of P3U1N1D2I1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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