lit·​ur·​gist ˈli-tər-jist How to pronounce liturgist (audio)
: one who adheres to, compiles, or leads a liturgy
: a specialist in liturgics

Examples of liturgist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before the pandemic, John Prosek, liturgist at St. Joseph, said there would normally be about 500 people at an Easter service. Jane Florance, The Arizona Republic, 17 Apr. 2022 On one street corner, a group of men from Israel United in Christ preached to the masses, with a liturgist reading the gospel alternating with a man interpreting it on the spot. David Frese, kansascity, 17 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1649, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of liturgist was in 1649

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Cite this Entry

“Liturgist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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