expertism

noun

ex·​pert·​ism ˈek-ˌspər-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce expertism (audio)

Word History

Etymology

expert entry 2 + -ism

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of expertism was in 1886

Dictionary Entries Near expertism

Cite this Entry

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

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