- nounADJECTIVE▪ distinguished, eminent, great, leading, noted, respected▪
a talk given by an eminent social historian▪ serious▪
No serious historian today accepts this theory.▪ academic, professional▪ amateur▪ official▪
the official historian of the United States Army▪ presidential (esp. AmE)▪ contemporary, future▪
The oldest tradition goes back to the contemporary historian John Foxe.▪
What will future historians make of the late 20th century?▪ ancient, medieval, modern▪
She is a writer as well as a distinguished modern historian.▪ local▪ architectural, art, church, cultural, economic, film, legal, literary, military, political, social, etc.▪ revisionist▪
Revisionist historians have questioned the accepted version of events.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.