eu·​lo·​gist ˈyü-lə-jist How to pronounce eulogist (audio)
: one who eulogizes

Examples of eulogist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whole thing works magnificently, allowing Gray to essentially be his own eulogist. Tim Grierson, Vulture, 7 July 2021 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, 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, 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, 9 Dec. 2019 Like one of the official eulogists said Saturday, Hayden Fry taught his players how to live. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, 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, 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, 6 Aug. 2019 Obama is reportedly expected to be one of the eulogists at McCain’s funeral service. Emily Stewart, Vox, 26 Aug. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1808, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eulogist was in 1808

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“Eulogist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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