essayist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From essay +‎ -ist

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Noun[edit]

essayist (plural essayists)

  1. One who composes essays; a writer of short compositions. (compare short story author; novelist).
    She was an essayist whose frequent contributions to the editorial pages of major newspapers had a loyal following.

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