Synonyms for scholar:
valedictorian, teacher, reader, Hellenist, philologist.
Other synonyms and related words:
fiend, dab hand, linguist, artist, geek, scholarly person, humanist, hand, maestro, theorist, maven, hotshot, interpreter, bookworm, teacher, critic, prentice, connoisseur, educatee, theologian, pundit, philologist, meister, shark, brain, reader, Cognoscente, fellow, specialist, assimilator.
Sense 2 (noun)
person who is very involved in education and learning (noun)
Usage examples for scholar:
- He was a scholar. - "Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890", Octavius Brooks Frothingham.
- The Scholar said: Is that near at hand or far off? - "The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day", Evelyn Underhill.
- It's what has set him at his books till he is the foinest scholar in the Milton Schools, bar none. - "The Corner House Girls at School", Grace Brooks Hill.