aux·​il·​ia·​rist | \ (ˈ)ȯg-¦zil-yə-rist How to pronounce auxiliarist (audio) , -¦zil-rist, -¦zi-lə- sometimes -¦zi-lē-ˌer-ist \
variants: or Auxiliarist
plural auxiliarists or Auxiliarists

Definition of auxiliarist

: a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

Note: The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is an organization of civilian volunteers who provide various forms of support and assistance to the Coast Guard.

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First Known Use of auxiliarist

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auxiliarist

auxiliary entry 2 + -ist entry 1

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“Auxiliarist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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