massage therapist

noun
plural massage therapists

Definition of massage therapist

: a person who practices massage therapy : a trained individual who is licensed or certified to therapeutically manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body using one or both hands or an instrument Claire, a licensed massage therapist, has written a complete guide to assessing a wide range of therapeutic practices, from deep muscle to gentle touch.Library Journal

First Known Use of massage therapist

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Massage therapist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/massage%20therapist. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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