Savant – 1. A person of learning. 2. A person with autism who exhibits an exceptional skill
My savage aunt (savant) wanted me to be a person of learning like my sister who exhibited exceptional skill.
Examples of savant in a sentence (a person of learning)
The chef is a culinary savant who has ten successful restaurants.
Since my aunt speaks over twenty languages, she is considered a verbal savant.
Like a savant, he navigates us through a tasting of three French beers.
Examples of savant in a sentence (a person with autism who exhibits an exceptional skill)
The seven-year-old savant is a gifted pianist but poor communicator verbally.
He has savant syndrome.
The attention to detail of savants is a consequence of enhanced perception.