Meaning of “scientist” - Learner’s Dictionary

scientist

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈsaɪəntɪst/
A leading scientist has cast doubts on government claims that the drug is safe.The two scientists used very different experimental methods.Computers are an essential tool for modern scientists.The new discovery has delighted scientists everywhere.He works with an international team of scientists.

B1 someone who studies science or works in science

(Definition of “scientist” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)