Definition of geographer in US English:



  • An expert in the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these.

    • ‘The essays are the individual or collaborative work of 21 academics from a variety of disciplines, mainly geographers.’
    • ‘The group comprised architects and landscape architects, urban designers, a historian, a geographer, and an architectural photographer.’
    • ‘The challenge for economic geographers is to engage globalization on the ground by socializing these abstract mechanisms.’
    • ‘Many cultural geographers informed by poststructuralism, for instance, will struggle to find much mention of their favorite ideas in these pages.’
    • ‘He uses his imagination as the first geographers did when on their charts they drew the equator.’