Example sentences for: innovator

How can you use “innovator” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He developed a reputation as an innovator with a multimillion-dollar grant from the California Endowment to fund a countywide health advocacy program called Health Consumer Center of Los Angeles.

  • When it comes to the revolving door, Alexis Herman is less of a Bigfoot than Barbour but more of an innovator.

  • Walter W. Skeat, surely one of the greatest linguists of all time and an outstanding innovator of his day (late 19th century), was often given to testy replies when a correspondent to Notes and Queries either disagreed with him or speculated on the etymology of a word without having first looked it up in one of Skeat's works or, if the alphabetic section had appeared, in the Oxford English Dictionary . He was often nasty; but toward the latter part of the 1890s the crust softened, and he mellowed a bit.

  • Huang was not really an innovator; he was simply more successful than his predecessors in both parties in tapping ethnic subcultures for cash.

  • Tradition, for that matter, coexisted with experimentation, so that it is not always immediately obvious which is which--you might not realize from listening that Blind Lemon Jefferson was an innovator who transformed the blues and influenced every subsequent artist in the genre, or that the shape-note singing of the Sacred Harp choirs represents a late vestige of a style that may have reached its acme of prevalence around the time of the American Revolution.


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