com·​po·​si·​tion·​ist ˌkäm-pə-ˈzi-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce compositionist (audio)
: a teacher of writing especially in a college or university

Word History

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of compositionist was in 1985

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“Compositionist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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