Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun genius

5 senses of genius

Sense 1
genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einstein -- (someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein")
       => intellectual, intellect -- (a person who uses the mind creatively)

Sense 2
brilliance, genius -- (unusual mental ability)
       => intelligence -- (the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience)

Sense 3
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz -- (someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field)
       => expert -- (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Sense 4
genius, wizardry -- (exceptional creative ability)
       => creativity, creativeness, creative thinking -- (the ability to create)

Sense 5
flair, genius -- (a natural talent; "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating")
       => endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment -- (natural abilities or qualities)

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