auxiliarist

noun
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.

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of auxiliarist

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auxiliarist

auxiliary entry 2 + -ist entry 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about auxiliarist

Time Traveler for auxiliarist

Time Traveler

The first known use of auxiliarist was in 1943

See more words from the same year

Statistics for auxiliarist

Cite this Entry

“Auxiliarist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auxiliarist. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

Comments on auxiliarist

What made you want to look up auxiliarist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!