columnist

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noun col·um·nist \ ˈkä-ləm-nist , -lə-mist also ˈkäl-yəm-nist , -yə-mist \

Definition of columnist

:one who writes a newspaper or magazine column

columnistic

play \ˌkä-ləm-ˈni-stik also ˌkäl-yəm-\ adjective

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First Known Use of columnist

1917



COLUMNIST Defined for English Language Learners

columnist

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noun

Definition of columnist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who writes a newspaper or magazine column


COLUMNIST Defined for Kids

columnist

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noun col·um·nist \ ˈkä-ləm-nəst , -lə-məst \

Definition of columnist for Students

:a writer of a column in a newspaper or magazine


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