apologist

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noun apol·o·gist \ə-ˈpä-lə-jist\

Definition of apologist

  1. :  one who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something

1640

First Known Use of apologist

1640


APOLOGIST Defined for English Language Learners

apologist

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noun apol·o·gist \ə-ˈpä-lə-jist\

Definition of apologist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who defends or supports something (such as a religion, cause, or organization) that is being criticized or attacked by other people


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