HyperDic: anthropologist

English > 1 sense of the word anthropologist:
NOUNperson anthropologista social scientist who specializes in anthropology
anthropologist > pronunciation
Soundsae.nthrahpaa'lahjhahst; ae.nthrahpaa'lahjhihst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
abortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > anthropologist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA social scientist who specializes in anthropology.
InstancesBenedict, Ruth Benedict, Ruth FultonUnited States anthropologist (1887-1948)
Brinton, Daniel Garrison BrintonUnited States anthropologist who was the first to attempt a systematic classification of Native American languages (1837-1899)
Broca, Pierre-Paul BrocaFrench anthropologist who studied the craniums and brains of different races of people
Frazer, James George Frazer, Sir James George FrazerEnglish social anthropologist noted for studies / studies of primitive religion and magic (1854-1941)
Heyerdahl, Thor HyerdahlNorwegian anthropologist noted for his studies / studies of cultural diffusion (1914-2002)
Kroeber, Alfred Kroeber, Alfred Louis KroeberUnited States anthropologist noted for his studies / studies of culture (1876-1960)
Leakey, Louis Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett LeakeyEnglish paleontologist whose account of fossil discoveries in Tanzania changed theories of human evolution (1903-1972)
Leakey, Mary Leakey, Mary Douglas LeakeyEnglish paleontologist (the wife of Louis Leakey) who discovered the Zinjanthropus skull that was 1,750,000 years old (1913-1996)
Leakey, Richard Leakey, Richard Erskine LeakeyEnglish paleontologist (son of Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey) who continued the work of his parents
Levi-Strauss, Claude Levi-StraussFrench cultural anthropologist who promoted structural analysis of social systems (born in 1908)
Malinowski, Bronislaw Malinowski, Bronislaw Kasper MalinowskiBritish anthropologist (born in Poland) who introduced the technique of the participant observer (1884-1942)
Mead, Margaret MeadUnited States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)
Montagu, Ashley MontaguUnited States anthropologist (born in England) who popularized anthropology (1905-)
Morgan, Lewis Henry MorganUnited States anthropologist who studied the Seneca / Seneca (1818-1881)
Sapir, Edward Sapiranthropologist and linguist
Narrowerarcheologist, archaeologistAn anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture
ethnographerAn anthropologist who does ethnography
ethnologistAn anthropologist who studies ethnology
social anthropologist, cultural anthropologistAn anthropologist who studies such cultural phenomena as kinship systems
Broadersocial scientistsomeone expert in the study of human society and its personal relationships
Spanishantropóloga, antropologo, antropólogo
Nounsanthropologythe social science that studies the origins / origins and social relationships of human beings

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