Synonyms of academic


1. academician, academic, faculty member, educator, pedagogue, pedagog

usage: an educator who works at a college or university


1. academic

usage: associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"

2. academic, theoretical (vs. applied)

usage: hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"

3. academic, donnish, pedantic, scholarly (vs. unscholarly)

usage: marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

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Definition and meaning of academic (Dictionary)