A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.
Asked for a testimony to the effect that Emmy Noether was a great woman mathematician, he said: I can testify that she is a great mathematician, but that she is a woman, I
cannot swear.
by G Gorkenheimer April 6, 2006
Possibly, on average, the smartest people around since they can actually back up their knowledge with rigorous proof. Someone who specializes in pure or applied mathematics.
A mathematician is not happy until the proof is complete.
by algebrator July 30, 2009
A person who suffers from obsessive compulsive proving disorder.
-Mike, did you know that every whole number greater than 1 is a prime number or a product of prime numbers?
-No I didn't... I am a mathematician I need to prove it... (cries uncontrollably) help me please...
by Frikiboss December 6, 2019
The one job everyone wants you to have but no one ever does have.
Everyone: You're going to become a mathematician one day.

You: No, no I'm not.
by ponybalogna June 13, 2018
A sexual act where one person (male or female) kneels at a man's side, and with the fingers of one hand probes the anus in a calculator-button pushing motion. The other hand grips the penis and strokes it in a crank handle fashion, as if he or she is operating an old-time crank-handle calculator.
Sally promised the college math professor that if she performed the mathematician on him he would shout out prime numbers at the top of his lungs.
by 0 00 January 8, 2006
A person who has natural abilities in mathematics. Not much practice is needed, learning comes easily. Test taking is not too hard.
"wow, my friend is such a good raw mathematician, she never studies for math tests and makes straight A's!!!
by Zsa zsa Gabor!!! January 21, 2010