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classicist

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noun clas·si·cist \-sist\

Simple Definition of classicist

  • : an expert in ancient Greek and Roman language, literature, art, architecture, or culture

  • : someone who prefers a traditional and usually graceful and simple style in art, literature, music, architecture, etc. : a person who favors classicism

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of classicist

  1. 1 :  an advocate or follower of classicism

  2. 2 :  a classical scholar

classicistic play \ˌkla-sə-ˈsis-tik\ adjective

1830

First Known Use of classicist

1830


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