Definitions of astronomer

  1. a physicist who studies astronomy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One who studies or is versed in the science of the stars, planets, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. One versed in astronomy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. One skilled in astronomy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. A skilled observer of the stars. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for astronomer

  1. Had it not been for my chance meeting with Swears, the eminent astronomer and objurgationist, this book would never have been written. – The War of the Wenuses by C. L. Graves and E. V. Lucas
  2. As long ago as the sixteenth century the astronomer Petrus Codicillus pronounced them spurious. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck