(noun, adjective)


1. (informal) ingenious, very clever, or original.

- What a genius idea!


1. someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

- Mozart was a child genius

Similar word(s): brain, brainiac, einstein, mastermind

Definition categories: person, intellect, intellectual

2. unusual mental ability

Similar word(s): brilliance

Definition categories: thought, intelligence

3. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Similar word(s): ace, adept, champion, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard

Definition categories: person, expert

4. exceptional creative ability

Similar word(s): wizardry

Definition categories: thought, creativeness, creativity

5. a natural talent

- he has a genius for interior decorating

Similar word(s): flair

Definition categories: thought, endowment, gift, talent

Sentences with genius as a noun:

- a work of genius