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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Someone who has their own opinions, ideas, and beliefs, rather than accepting other people's - used to show approval.

Usage examples (35)
  • It should be remembered that many western intellectuals, including atheist freethinkers were originally very optimistic about the revolution.
  • Next election, the freethinker is tossed, either by the nomination committee or the electorate.
  • I know, -- "and the Cardinal hesitated a moment," I know I can speak quite plainly to you, for you are what is called a freethinker -- yet
  • He is known as a freethinker, a supporter of women's rights, an advocate of equality, and a pioneer in everything from drama to technology. for more
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