A polyglot is a person who speaks multiple languages. A hyperpolyglot is a polyglot on steroids. See this incredible 17 year-old prodigy speak 20 languages.
Tim Doner is the youngest known hyperpolyglot in the world. Besides English, he is most fluent in French, Arabic, Hebrew, and Farsi. Tim’s next best languages are Chinese, German, and Russian. He is also comfortable with Hindi and Urdu and is getting better at many more languages. Hyperpolyglots demonstrate a strong commitment to learning and maintaining many languages. Tim is no exception, as he spends most of his waking hours studying languages.