electrologist

noun

elec·​trol·​o·​gist i-ˌlek-ˈträ-lə-jist How to pronounce electrologist (audio)
: a person who removes hair by means of an electric current applied to the body with a needle-shaped electrode
electrology noun

Examples of electrologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Emily Limoges is the founder of Limoges Beauty in NYC and a certified electrologist. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 26 Apr. 2023 Before booking an electrolysis appointment, make sure to find a certified and reputable electrologist and schedule a consultation. Iman Balagam, Harper's BAZAAR, 30 Jan. 2023 The carve-outs also include doctors, dentists, lawyers, architects, accountants, engineers, insurance agents, investment advisers, direct sellers, real estate agents, hairstylists, barbers, estheticians and electrologists. Dustin Gardiner, SFChronicle.com, 10 July 2019

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Word History

Etymology

blend of electrolysis and -logist (from -logy + -ist)

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of electrologist was in 1901

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Cite this Entry

“Electrologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrologist. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

electrologist

noun
elec·​trol·​o·​gist i-ˌlek-ˈträl-ə-jəst How to pronounce electrologist (audio)
: a person who removes hair by means of an electric current applied to the body with a needle-shaped electrode
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