Renaissance man


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Renaissance man

n.
A man who has broad intellectual interests and is accomplished in areas of both the arts and the sciences.

Renaissance man

n
a man of any period who has a broad range of intellectual interests

Ren′aissance man`


n.
a man knowledgeable or proficient in more than one field.
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Noun1.Renaissance man - a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests; "a statistician has to be something of a generalist"
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
2.Renaissance man - a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
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