Definitions of speculator

  1. One who speculates. Specifically: ( a) An observer; a contemplator; hence, a spy; a watcher.
  2. One who forms theories; a theorist.
  3. One who engages in speculation; one who buys and sells goods, land, etc., with the expectation of deriving profit from fluctuations in price.
  4. One who speculates.
  5. One who speculates or forms theories; one who speculates in trade.
  6. One who purchases goods, & c., in expectation of being able to sell them again at a large profit; one who forms theories.