encomiast


en·co·mi·ast

noun \en-ˈkō-mē-ˌast, -mē-əst\

Definition of ENCOMIAST

:  one that praises :  eulogist
en·co·mi·as·tic \-ˌkō-mē-ˈas-tik\ adjective

Origin of ENCOMIAST

Greek enkōmiastēs, from enkōmiazein to praise, from enkōmion
First Known Use: 1599

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