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Definitions and meanings of "Pundit"

What do we mean by pundit?

A source of opinion; a critic. noun

A learned person. noun

A learned Brahman: one versed in the Sanskrit language, and in the science, laws, and religion of India: as, formerly, the Pundits of the supreme court; by extension, any learned man. noun

A learned man; a teacher; esp., a Brahman versed in the Sanskrit language, and in the science, laws, and religion of the Hindoos; in Cashmere, any clerk or native official. noun

A native surveyor in British India, trained to carry out clandestine surveillance beyond British borders. noun

Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field noun

An expert in a particular field, especially as called upon to provide comment or opinion in the media; a commentator, a critic.

A learned person in India; someone with knowledge of Sanskrit, philosophy, religion and law; a Hindu scholar.

A native surveyor in British India, trained to carry out clandestine surveillance beyond British borders.

TV talking heads. Many offering view concerning politics. Urban Dictionary

A person who claims to be an expert and markets him or herself as such, but has no discernable income or prior background being a practitioner in the subject matter they purport to represent. These individuals are usually offered talking points and a buried stipend (read: paid off) by a special interest group, such as a political party or industry lobby then go on to blog or make media appearances promoting their point of view to the detriment of people who are real-life practitioners and subject matter experts. Urban Dictionary

An Indian word for master.Also known as "Guru" Urban Dictionary

A person who speaks with the tone of authority but is often found out to be just a big gasbag handing you a lot of stuff. Urban Dictionary

A pundit is a comedian who sucks at making people laugh. Urban Dictionary

A portmanteau of pun and bandit, signifies someone who tells far too many puns. May optionally imply particular cleverness or skill. Urban Dictionary

A person who uses Facebook to make political comments and advocate a particular point of view. Said person is inclined to get involved in debates with other Facebook users by exchanging comments on a post. Urban Dictionary

G.A.A. pundits are experts on Irish sports both hurling and football.These sports are generally played by farmers when they are not milking cows or snagging turnips.Some of the best known legendary gaa pundits are Pat Spillane,Frank Byrne and Joe Brolley Urban Dictionary

A person who has an opinion on the internet. Urban Dictionary

Greg Renner Urban Dictionary

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The word "pundit" in example sentences

My twelve hundred page English Dictionary tells me "pundit" comes from the Hindu 'paydit' which is from the Sanskrit 'paydita', a learned man. ❋ Unknown (2008)

But newspapers who run her columns and television programs that have turned to Coulter for colorful political commentary should consider whether this kind of pundit is what the public needs and deserves. ❋ Unknown (2004)

Every unelected, non-partisan pundit is actually surprised at how moderate this administration has been. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I think you could blend the ideas of the predictions registry and hypotheticals registry by creating a futures market in pundit predictions. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It seems that in pundit-land, what you say is never evaluated for what it means on its face. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Anyone who believes a pundit is serving anything other than their own self interest is a fool. ❋ Unknown (2009)

OH BOY -- Today in pundit fever dreams: Jeremy Lott writes at Daily Caller that Gray is a "free-spending throwback to uglier times" who "rode a wave of black resentment against [Adrian Fenty] 's supposed kowtowing to white interests" and "would move to gut Fenty's education reforms as a sop to the DC teachers 'union." ❋ Mike DeBonis (2010)

To see him as a cosy or complacent pundit is unimaginable. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Will somebody up there in pundit fill ask their panelists that question – weak or strong administration? ❋ Unknown (2008)

“[P] oof … [M] y career as a pundit is over before it began.” ❋ Unknown (2007)

Iain has successfully managed to build himself a living as a conservative commentator - his 'product' as a pundit is himself and his thoughts. ❋ Stephen Tall (2007)

Krazny says: the rude pundit is usually a fun read. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Playing the part of video game pundit is Duncan Gough, and his hot topic is state of game mods and co-op play. ❋ Unknown (2006)

It seems every pundit is releasing predictions for 2006. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Virtually every pundit from the ReichWingNut side of the dial have said that Bush mishandled this. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Mr. Quicks daily pundit is a pretty good blog but he goes emotional bananas on the OSM subject. ❋ Unknown (2005)

With Opening Day around a quick corner (yay!), the conservative pundit is considering withdrawing his loyalty from his beloved Mets and bestowing it on the new team in his town, The Nationals, who are the reincarnation of the Montreal Expos. ❋ Unknown (2005)

God, I can’t imagine watching it even once … I guess being a pundit is all about self-abuse after all. faux facsimile Says: ❋ Unknown (2007)

[George] [Will] is a pundit ❋ Charles (2003)

Andy is a pundit on technology issues but doesn't seem to have any real-world experience doing the things he promotes. Through some [digging] we can [discover] he is actually an industry [shill]. ❋ Hot East (2012)

He is a [programming] "[Pundit]" He is a programming "[Guru]" ❋ Sangam (2004)

He is a political pundit. Sports pundits [predict] [landslide] for [home team]. ❋ Crabby Old Goat (2012)

As stated by [Enormo] from http://www.boingboing.net/2009/03/10/nbc-stars-whimper-ab.html#comment-435381 which is in regards to Jon Stewart versus NBC's [Jim Cramer] and [Joe Scarborough] on stock losses: "Scarborough is a pundit. A pundit is a comedian who sucks at making people laugh." ❋ Badmonkey0001-for-Enormo (2009)

The [pundit] [strikes] again! That's the third terrible [pun] this evening! ❋ Dzdzjb (2010)

Girl 1: [What does] John talk about on Facebook? Girl 2: Oh, I usually just [skip over] his posts. He's always talking about [political] stuff. He's such a Facebook pundit. ❋ JPJP (2010)

“Only gaa pundits know anything about [stickball] and [farmers] [wrestling] “ ❋ Bigsam1 (2019)

[Barry] [Morgan] Jr was an internet [pundit], via Twitter. ❋ Devilcorpsdoc (2014)

Greg [Renner] is a [sexual pundit], meaning he is [the expert] of all things sex and we should all take note. ❋ Matthew Burke (2018)

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