denturist

noun

den·​tur·​ist ˈden-chə-rist How to pronounce denturist (audio)
: a dental technician who makes, fits, and repairs dentures directly for the public

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Gabriel Wortman, a denturist, did not possess a firearms license and obtained his weapons illegally. Amanda Coletta, Washington Post, 5 Aug. 2022 Wortman, a denturist, did not possess a firearms license and obtained his weapons illegally. Amanda Coletta, Washington Post, 31 May 2022 Like the gunman, Gina Goulet was a denturist with a practice in the town of Shubenacadie. Ian Austen, New York Times, 21 Apr. 2020 Wortman is listed as a denturist — a person who makes dentures — in the city of Dartmouth, near Halifax, according to the Denturist Society of Nova Scotia website. Rob Gillies, Anchorage Daily News, 20 Apr. 2020 Those occupations range from massage therapists to driving schools, social workers to court reporters, denturists to athletic agents. Audrey Dutton, idahostatesman, 15 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of denturist was in 1964

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Cite this Entry

“Denturist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/denturist. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

Medical Definition

denturist

noun
den·​tur·​ist -rəst How to pronounce denturist (audio)
: a dental technician who makes, fits, and repairs dentures directly for the public
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