Synonyms for Linguist:

n.

chemist, astrophysicist, archeologist, astronomer, botanist, philologist, lexicographer, astrologer, biologist, cosmologist, classicist, archaeologist, grammarian. conversant, scholar, savant. lexicographer (noun)
lexicographer, philologist.
linguist (noun)
linguistic scientist, polyglot.
person (noun)
linguistic scientist.
specialist in language (noun)
polyglot, grammarian, lexicographer, philologist.

Other synonyms:

lexicographer, philologist. linguist
grammarian.
Other relevant words:
classicist, archeologist, grammarian, chemist, biologist, savant, archaeologist, philologist, cosmologist, conversant, astronomer, astrologer, botanist, scholar, astrophysicist, lexicographer.

Usage examples for linguist

  1. Latin and German she studied in school, Italian in the studio with Professor Arena, Spanish from her father, who is a linguist – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  2. I am to marry a Sultan, for I am moon- faced; but Mary is to be a linguist for she has large eyes. – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  3. She was generally supposed to be pure French, and her accent supported the theory, though she was in a small way a linguist – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various