diversionist

noun
di·​ver·​sion·​ist | \-zhə-nəst, -shə-\

Definition of diversionist 

1 : one engaged in diversionary activities

2 : one characterized by political deviation

First Known Use of diversionist

1937, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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