Meaning of generalist

gen•er•al•ist

Pronunciation: ( jen'ur-u-list), [key]
— n.
  1. a person whose knowledge, aptitudes, and skills are applied to a field as a whole or to a variety of different fields (opposed to specialist).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: