psychologist

noun
psy·​chol·​o·​gist | \ sī-ˈkä-lə-jist \
plural psychologists

Definition of psychologist

: a person who specializes in the study of mind and behavior or in the treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders : a specialist in psychology

First Known Use of psychologist

1871, in the meaning defined above

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psychologist

noun

English Language Learners Definition of psychologist

: a scientist who specializes in the study and treatment of the mind and behavior : a specialist in psychology

psychologist

noun
psy·​chol·​o·​gist | \ sī-ˈkä-lə-jəst\

Kids Definition of psychologist

: a person specializing in psychology

psychologist

noun
psy·​chol·​o·​gist | \ sī-ˈkäl-ə-jəst \

Medical Definition of psychologist

: a specialist in psychology especially : a practitioner of clinical psychology, counseling, or guidance

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