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Intellectual
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Intellectual as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

19 July 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 14 answers for the crossword clue 'Intellectual', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Intellectual a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Intellectual as an answer itself some 24 times.

Intellectual is a single word clue made up of 12 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Saturday, 17 July 2021 with the answer being BRAIN, but the most popular answer for this clue is EGGHEAD.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A person who uses the mind creatively
  • Involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct; "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama"
  • Of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"
  • Appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

BRAIN
That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"

6 Letters

MENTAL
Affected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient"; "mental illness"

NOETIC
Of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"

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

7 Letters

EGGHEAD
An intellectual; a very studious and academic person; "in spite of her love of reading she denied being an egghead"

SCHOLAR
Someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs

8 Letters

ACADEMIC Howard
An educator who works at a college or university

CEREBRAL
Involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct; "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama"

CULTURED
Marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"

HIGHBROW
A person of intellectual or erudite tastes

RATIONAL
An integer or a fraction

9 Letters

EGGHEADED

INTELLECT
Knowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect"

10 Letters

IDEAMONGER

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