me·​mo·​ri·​al·​ist mə-ˈmȯr-ē-ə-list How to pronounce memorialist (audio)
: a person who writes or signs a memorial
: a person who writes a memoir

Examples of memorialist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alan White and famed rock member memorialist Cynthia Plaster Caster. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 2 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of memorialist was in 1706

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“Memorialist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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