di·​a·​rist | \ ˈdī-ə-rəst How to pronounce diarist (audio) \

Definition of diarist

: one who keeps a diary

Examples of diarist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The committee interviewed Trump's presidential diarist roughly two weeks ago. Ryan Nobles, CNN, 1 Apr. 2022 The documents were then handed to a White House records management official and from there turned over to the diarist to add to the PDD. CBS News, 1 Apr. 2022 Upstairs, in a dark turtleneck sweater and dark mask, and with a white shock of hair, the musician, drawer, performer, filmmaker, diarist, photographer, bicycle rider and Talking Heads co-founder was laughing. New York Times, 2 Feb. 2022 Holocaust victim Anne Frank – the only memorial to the Jewish diarist in the U.S. – was defaced with anti-Semitic imagery on Saturday, authorities said. Fox News, 5 Dec. 2021 Historians have spent almost 80 years puzzling over how Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank and her family were discovered by Nazi authorities in the Netherlands. Washington Post, 18 Jan. 2022 The memorial includes a life-sized bronze statue of the Jewish diarist. Fox News, 5 Dec. 2021 Isa, the twenty-one-year-old Canadian diarist-narrator of this effervescent début, arrives in New York with her best friend, Gala, intent on a summer of experience. The New Yorker, 18 Oct. 2021 One room will reflect the famed diarist’s experiences living in hiding from the Nazis for two years in a secret annex in Amsterdam. Cnaan Liphshiz, sun-sentinel.com, 12 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of diarist

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of diarist was circa 1818

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17 Apr 2022

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“Diarist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diarist. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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