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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His tale is dramatically told in graphic format and ends with notes on his patrons, a glossary of the techniques he used in art, and notes on the most famous Renaissance men.
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Once the Shockley connection was out, and Graham couldn't persuade any other Nobelists to donate, he was forced to turn to the next tier down in his pantheon of geniuses, accomplished Renaissance men who were young, smart, athletic, and handsome.

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