chart·​ist ˈchär-tist How to pronounce chartist (audio)
: an analyst of market action whose predictions of market courses are based on study of graphic presentations of past market performance

Examples of chartist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the previous few months, the SOX has bounced off this level a few times, which my chartist friends tell me suggests that there’s demand for the industry group. Jj Kinahan, Forbes, 14 Oct. 2021 Only in hindsight can chartists date the bull market back to the low point of the bear market. Rob Curran, WSJ, 6 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of chartist was in 1919

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“Chartist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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