pan·​el·​ist | \ ˈpa-nᵊl-ist How to pronounce panelist (audio) \

Definition of panelist

: a member of a discussion or advisory panel or of a radio or television panel

Examples of panelist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each panelist had an opportunity to talk in depth about their company and activities. Liza Foreman, Variety, 21 Sep. 2022 Attorneys for two men convicted of conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent private investigators to a juror's workplace, hoping to uncover pre-trial bias by that panelist, court filings revealed. David K. Li, NBC News, 9 Sep. 2022 But while each one went around the table, folks watching from home couldn’t help but notice that a certain panelist was missing from the premiere — Ana Navarro-Cárdenas. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 7 Sep. 2022 And now more than 600 activists are demanding that the American Public Health Association cancel her as a panelist at a conference this autumn. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 23 Aug. 2022 The friction between conservative panelist Hasselbeck and outspoken O'Donnell built for months before coming to a head in 2007. Kate Hogan, Peoplemag, 11 Aug. 2022 Bearing this kind of witness fights stigma and makes the problem real for people, said L.A. panelist Dan Wohlfeiler. Dan Zak, Washington Post, 2 Aug. 2022 On Tuesday, Variety reported that Farah Griffin is positioned to become the ABC program’s new conservative panelist. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 27 July 2022 When asked what drives them, each panelist had a different answer, but all seemed to collectively be looking ahead. Clarise Quintero, Essence, 26 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of panelist

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for panelist

panel entry 1 + -ist entry 1

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“Panelist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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