noun gen·er·al·ist \ˈjen-rə-list, ˈje-nə-\

: a person who knows something about a lot of subjects

Full Definition of GENERALIST

:  one whose skills, interests, or habits are varied or unspecialized

Examples of GENERALIST

  1. The staff includes both generalists and specialists.

First Known Use of GENERALIST



noun gen·er·al·ist \ˈjen-(ə-)rə-ləst\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENERALIST

:  an individual whose skills or interests extend to several different medical fields; especially :  general practitioner


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