elec·​trol·​o·​gist | \ i-ˌlek-ˈträ-lə-jist How to pronounce electrologist (audio) \

Definition of electrologist

: a person who removes hair by means of an electric current applied to the body with a needle-shaped electrode

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electrology \ i-​ˌlek-​ˈträ-​lə-​jē How to pronounce electrologist (audio) \ noun

Examples of electrologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Gig-work bill passes Senate committee as crowds rally for and against it," 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of electrologist

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for electrologist

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

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The first known use of electrologist was in 1901

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“Electrologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrologist. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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elec·​trol·​o·​gist | \ i-ˌlek-ˈträl-ə-jəst How to pronounce electrologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of electrologist

: a person who removes hair by means of an electric current applied to the body with a needle-shaped electrode

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