[ US /ˈɛɹəˌdaɪt/ ]
[ UK /ˈɛɹuːdˌa‍ɪt/ ]
  1. having or showing profound knowledge
    an erudite professor
    a learned jurist
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How To Use erudite In A Sentence

  • Even through his harsh cruel manner of treating servants and others alike, he was smart, erudite, but also wise.
  • I know that there is some stiff competition in the house and I will have to be at my most erudite and witty best to get one over on some of these lads and lasses I will be entombed with.
  • Such preoccupations rarely seem to have troubled the solitary beings who inhabit the clamorous pages of her witty, erudite and anecdotal - if inconclusive - study.
  • The author's revered mother was a descendant from the latter venerable name, united with that of the brave and erudite race of Adamson, of farther north. The Scottish Chiefs
  • A rather erudite book club. Times, Sunday Times
  • But it is the love of the critics that gratifies Cooper the most, such as when the Daily Mail eruditely weighs in on one of his choicest works: "In one hilarious snap the moment he mocks a dog trapped behind the glass of someone's front porch is taken with almost human-like humor. ARTINFO: Is This Cat a Great Photographer? The Seattle Art Scene's Feline Phenomenon
  • There are elements of autobiography in these acute, erudite, elegant and amusing essays. Times, Sunday Times
  • The preface to the reader made it abundantly clear that it was aimed not at erudite ecclesiastical theologians but at ordinary people.
  • Cricket is often cited as an example of sporting language that is witty and erudite. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wander our surviving early 18th-century streets and look at the finely wrought brick window arches, the mellow brick and precise pointing or the well-cut stone, and the erudite door surrounds, the miniature porticoes leading into the sacred environs of the home. British architecture: Georgian
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