autist

noun
au·​tist | \ ˈȯ-ˌtist How to pronounce autist (audio) \

Definition of autist

: a person affected with autism : autistic

First Known Use of autist

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autist

aut(ism) + -ist entry 1

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The first known use of autist was in 1922

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“Autist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autist. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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autist

noun
au·​tist | \ ˈȯ-ˌtist How to pronounce autist (audio) \

Medical Definition of autist

: a person affected with autism : autistic

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