intellectual ( intellectuals plural )
1 adj Intellectual means involving a person's ability to think and to understand ideas and information.
High levels of lead could damage the intellectual development of children...
intellectually adv usu ADV adj/-ed, ADV after v
...intellectually satisfying work...
2 n-count An intellectual is someone who spends a lot of time studying and thinking about complicated ideas.
...teachers, artists and other intellectuals.
Intellectual is also an adjective., adj
They were very intellectual and witty.
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