encomiast

noun
en·co·mi·ast | \en-ˈkō-mē-ˌast, -mē-əst\

Definition of encomiast 

: one that praises : eulogist

Other Words from encomiast

encomiastic \en-ˌkō-mē-ˈa-stik \ adjective

First Known Use of encomiast

1599, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for encomiast

Greek enkōmiastēs, from enkōmiazein to praise, from enkōmion

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