po·​lyg·​ra·​phist ˈpä-lē-ˌgra-fist How to pronounce polygraphist (audio) pə-ˈli-grə-fist How to pronounce polygraphist (audio)

Examples of polygraphist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Captain Liberto was a graduate of the FBI National Academy, and a polygraphist. Christina Maxouris, CNN, 21 Sep. 2019

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Word History


polygraph + -ist entry 1

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of polygraphist was in 1954

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“Polygraphist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polygraphist. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


po·​lyg·​ra·​phist ˈpäl-i-ˌgraf-əst How to pronounce polygraphist (audio) pə-ˈlig-rə-fəst How to pronounce polygraphist (audio)
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