pharmacist

noun phar·ma·cist \ ˈfär-mə-sist \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of pharmacist

: a person licensed to engage in pharmacy

Examples of pharmacist in a Sentence

  1. the pharmacist caught an error in the prescription's dosage

Recent Examples of pharmacist from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pharmacist.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of pharmacist

1729

pharmacist Synonyms

Synonyms

apothecary, druggist;

Related Words

pharmacologist;


PHARMACIST Defined for Kids

pharmacist

noun phar·ma·cist \ ˈfär-mə-səst \

Definition of pharmacist for Students

: a person whose job is preparing medicines according to a doctor's prescription

Medical Dictionary

pharmacist

noun phar·ma·cist \ ˈfär-mə-səst \

medical Definition of pharmacist

: a person licensed to engage in pharmacy


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pharmacist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak or write verbosely and windily

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!