A person who claims to be an expert and markets him or herself as such, but has no discernable income or prior background being a practitioner in the subject matter they purport to represent. These individuals are usually offered talking points and a buried stipend (read: paid off) by a special interest group, such as a political party or industry lobby then go on to blog or make media appearances promoting their point of view to the detriment of people who are real-life practitioners and subject matter experts.
Andy is a pundit on technology issues but doesn't seem to have any real-world experience doing the things he promotes. Through some digging we can discover he is actually an industry shill.
by hot east August 01, 2012
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an Indian word for master.Also known as "Guru"
He is a programming "Pundit"
He is a programming "Guru"
by Sangam November 27, 2004
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a person who speaks with the tone of authority but is often found out to be just a big gasbag handing you a lot of stuff.
He is a political pundit.
Sports pundits predict landslide for home team.
by Crabby Old Goat November 06, 2012
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A pundit is a comedian who sucks at making people laugh.
As stated by Enormo from http://www.boingboing.net/2009/03/10/nbc-stars-whimper-ab.html#comment-435381 which is in regards to Jon Stewart versus NBC's Jim Cramer and Joe Scarborough on stock losses:

"Scarborough is a pundit. A pundit is a comedian who sucks at making people laugh."
by badmonkey0001-for-Enormo March 10, 2009
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A portmanteau of pun and bandit, signifies someone who tells far too many puns. May optionally imply particular cleverness or skill.
The pundit strikes again! That's the third terrible pun this evening!
by dzdzjb January 30, 2010
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A person who uses Facebook to make political comments and advocate a particular point of view. Said person is inclined to get involved in debates with other Facebook users by exchanging comments on a post.
Girl 1: What does John talk about on Facebook?
Girl 2: Oh, I usually just skip over his posts. He's always talking about political stuff. He's such a Facebook pundit.
by JPJP January 24, 2010
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