Definition of linguist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    linguist

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈlɪŋɡwɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who knows several foreign languages well She's an excellent linguist. I'm afraid I'm no linguist (= I find foreign languages difficult).
  2. 2 a person who studies languages or linguistics a computational linguist
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: linguist