pan·​el·​ist ˈpa-nᵊl-ist How to pronounce panelist (audio)
: a member of a discussion or advisory panel or of a radio or television panel

Examples of panelist in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of panelist was in 1948

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“Panelist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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pan·​el·​ist ˈpan-ᵊl-əst How to pronounce panelist (audio)
: a member of a panel

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