eu·​lo·​gist | \ ˈyü-lə-jist How to pronounce eulogist (audio) \

Definition of eulogist

: one who eulogizes

Examples of eulogist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In an era when political differences have metastasized into tribal warfare, at least 74 million voters turned to a figure who has become known as the eulogist in chief for his empathy and friendships with Republicans and Democrats alike. Jonathan Martin, New York Times, "Biden Wins Presidency, Ending Four Tumultuous Years Under Trump," 7 Nov. 2020 The pop culture account posted about an unsubstantiated claim that an $80 million bounty had been set for President Trump (something apparently proposed by one eulogist at the funeral for Iranian Maj. Washington Post, "Comedian George Lopez catches the attention of the Secret Service after a Trump joke. He’s not the first.," 7 Jan. 2020 Amy Harris/Invision, via Associated Press Last year, Juice WRLD emerged as SoundCloud rap’s best hope, and also its eulogist. Jon Caramanica, New York Times, "Juice WRLD and the Tragic End of the SoundCloud Rap Era," 9 Dec. 2019 Like one of the official eulogists said Saturday, Hayden Fry taught his players how to live. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, "Malcolm Christie is one of Hayden Fry’s greatest success stories — a success that goes beyond the gridiron," 25 Jan. 2020 But the bounty to kill Mr. Trump is not an official threat from the Iranian government — it was merely suggested by a eulogist during Soleimani's funeral, according to Al Arabia. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "George Lopez under fire for joking about rumored $80 million bounty on Trump," 6 Jan. 2020 In the age of oversharing, even grieving has gone viral, and social media has turned everyone into a hot-winded eulogist. Bob Morris, Town & Country, "A (Candid) Guide to Celebrity Death Etiquette," 6 Aug. 2019 Obama is reportedly expected to be one of the eulogists at McCain’s funeral service. Emily Stewart, Vox, "Read Barack Obama’s and Joe Biden’s statements on John McCain.," 26 Aug. 2018 From a funerary eulogist spouting the tenets of Dadaism to a housewife praying to pop art at the dinner table, each role in the film comprises a different movement. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Watch her play a Jim Jarmusch-obsessed schoolteacher in an exclusive clip from the new film.," 2 June 2017

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1808, in the meaning defined above

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“Eulogist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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