What does “pundit” mean? (With a quiz question!)
December 26, 2010 in Vocab
What does “pundit” mean?
Part of Speech: noun
Pronunciations: IPA: /ˈpən.dɪt/ Glossary-style: [PUN-dit]
Definition: a highly educated person; an expert. an expert who gives her opinion to the media (Ex: a talk show with several pundits debating current political issues). a highly educated person in India.
Example: The political candidate had great popular appeal, but the pundits roundly criticized his proposed tax breaks.
Practice vocab question for “pundit”
Which of the following would a pundit be most likely to do?
(A) Trick people into giving up their life savings
(B) Invest his fortunes in inventing a cure for the common cold
(C) Look down on people
(D) Give out his opinions on politics on national television, week after week
(E) Make a show of his knowledge