Memidex: Free online dictionary/thesaurus and more....
| Free Tools | Preferences | About | Contact | Index

Laffer

Definition:

United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born: 1940)

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Arthur Laffer

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Laffer [disambiguation]

may refer to: laffer, Variety magazine slang for a comedy movie | Arthur Laffer, US economist The Laffer curve, his economic theory | Larry Laffer, a fictional character from the Leisure Suit Larry game series (33 of 83 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Laffer

Collins Dictionary:

economist | economic analyst

a specialist in economics | [archaic] a person who advocates or practises frugality (12 of 485 words, 2 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/economist

Wiktionary:

economist | economists [plural] | Ĺ“conomist [archaic, sense-specific] | economiser [synonym, sense-specific] | economizer [synonym, sense-specific] | miser [synonym, sense-specific]

An expert in economics, especially one who studies economic data and extracts higher-level information or proposes theories. | One concerned with political economy. | [obsolete] One who manages a household. | [obsolete] One who economizes, or manages ... (34 of 52 words, 4 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/economist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

economist [countable] | economists [plural]

an expert in economics, especially one who advises a government department, business, or organization | someone who studies or teaches economics (20 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/economist

Merriam-Webster:

economist

[archaic] one who practices economy | a specialist in economics (9 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/economist

Oxford Dictionary:

economist

an expert in economics (4 of 32 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/economist

Cambridge Dictionary:

economist

a person who studies or has a special knowledge of economics (11 of 16 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/economist

Random House Dictionary:

economist

a specialist in economics. | [archaic] a thrifty or frugal person. (10 of 16 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/economist

New World Dictionary:

economist

a specialist in economics | [archaic] an economical or thrifty person (10 of 14 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/economist

American Heritage Dictionary:

economist

A specialist in economics. | [archaic] An economical person. (8 of 11 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/economist

Encarta Dictionary:

economist | economists [plural]

a student or expert in the field of economics (9 of 22 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861607443​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Laffer

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Laffer"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Laffer"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Laffer

Page last updated: 2013-06-26

Copyright © 2008-2013 Memidex