What does the word erudite mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Eruditeness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Eruditely.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Learned; scholarly.

Usage examples for erudite

  1. John in the meanwhile tried in vain to supply the loss of the stately and erudite Miss Crampton. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  2. Barely twenty- three years old, he was one of the wittiest, the most erudite, and the most polished men of the time. – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  3. Then, alongside of letters either too literary, or erudite, or profound, there are others which are simply exquisite, such as the one he wrote to a young Carthage girl called Sapida. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand