learner learner  /ˈlɜr nər/


  1. (n) someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
  2. (n) works for an expert to learn a trade


  1. Great teachers are also great learners, and Warren is no exception.
  2. Child psychologist Roberta Michnick Golinkoff thinks early tutoring could hurt kids' ability to become lifelong learners.
  3. Just as critical, schools must break out test results for certain groups: blacks, Hispanics, English-language learners, learning-disabled students.


  1. Links: Chad Greenway to have knee surgery

    Chicago Bears The acquisition of defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis gives Chicago added depth along the defensive line. Who would be on the Bears' version of Mt. Rushmore? Detroit Lions Defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is proving to be a quick learner in picking up the team's defensive scheme. Quarterback Matthew Stafford: “The main fuel for me is I want to keep progressing in the right direction, I want ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. Book tour for former Lakers coach Phil Jackson hits Alex Theatre in Glendale

    Former Lakers Coach Phil Jackson calls superstar Kobe Bryant a "hard-headed learner" in his new book. ( Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times / May 16 , 2011 )
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Glendale News-Press

  3. John Atkins' arrest is the most Georgia arrest of 2013

    Georgia Bulldogs defensive tackle John Atkins was arrested for driving with a learner's permit, according to the Athens Banner-Herald . Yes, you read that right, he was arrested for driving with only a learner's permit. Head coach Mark Richt said the matter will be handled internally, and will not involve any playing time restrictions. More : For more on Georgia football, check out Dawg Sports ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: SB Nation


  1. "This was a big win, no doubt, a huge feather in his cap," Ganassi said. "And maybe this shows that he's a fast learner. But I really don't think there's much of a connection between the Rolex and Cup. He's still learning a new craft and he's...
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Chip Ganassi Source: SI.com

  2. "This is a time where international relations are going to be a big deal, and having something to say rather than 'I'll be a quick learner.' There's no time for training wheels on this stuff," Dodd said.
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Chris Dodd Source: Forbes

  3. "From what I have observed, Malik I learning the skills of captaincy with every match and he is a good learner," Younis said. "I would suggest that the Pakistan board give him time and I can see Malik leading the team for the next few years...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Younis Khan Source: Press Trust of India

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