A voyager or traveler
of knowledge, understanding and learning. Aka, an academic
, scholar, or other knowledge-seeking individual. Comes from the Greek
, and the also Greek nautes--meaning sailor. Similar (and inspired by) astronaut
. (From the Greek astron--star, and nautes--sailor, (again).
A much better
term for a geek
Appropriate for resumes
and embroidered pillows.
Not to be confused with pistenaut, which means sailor of urine. Comes from... well.
"Dude, your (sic) a geek!" -Boring, average individual
"No. I'm an epistenaut." -Epistenaut
"I AM AN EPISTENAUT!!!" -Epistenaut practicing katharsis
during finals week.