One who devotes himself to some specialty; as, a medicalspecialist, one who devotes himself to diseases of particular partsof the body, as the eye, the ear, the nerves, etc.
Somebody who excels in a certain field, above average. Also can mean just simply awesome.
A rank in many modern militaries, especially the United States military, that is above private 1st class and below corporal (Army) in some instances.
(n.) Someone who is special.
Someone who is prejudiced against the mentally disadvantaged.
From [special needs].
Derived from [special] in the same way as [racist] and [sexist] are from
[race] and [sex].