publicist

noun
pub·​li·​cist | \ ˈpə-blə-sist How to pronounce publicist (audio) \

Definition of publicist

1a : an expert in international law
b : an expert or commentator on public affairs
2 : one that publicizes specifically : press agent

Examples of publicist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My publicist showed her son pictures of the super-suit before it was released. Chancellor Agard, EW.com, 10 June 2021 In reality, though, Lauren Heller, played by Bernard, is Younger’s resident ambitious publicist, source of the show’s most outlandish humor, and horny pansexual. Hannah Dylan Pasternak, SELF, 5 June 2021 Spacey was also dropped by his publicist and high-powered agency. Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2021 The song, a track from her next album, debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and earned more than 150 Million streams in the first two weeks of release, according to her publicist. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 21 May 2021 Aldridge is a product photographer for beauty brands, Javelle is a full-time publicist and project manager, and Seals is an art history Ph.D. student who runs her own editorial agency. Kaitlyn Mcnab, Allure, 23 Feb. 2021 Thomas, who announced in March that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer, died from complications of the disease Saturday at his home in Arlington, Texas, his publicist Jeremy Westby said in a statement. Time, 30 May 2021 Thomas, who announced in March that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer, died from complications of the disease Saturday at his home in Arlington, Texas, his publicist Jeremy Westby said in a statement. Hillel Italie, USA TODAY, 30 May 2021 Thomas, who announced in March that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer, died from complications of the disease Saturday at his home in Arlington, Texas, his publicist Jeremy Westby said in a statement. Hillel Italie, ajc, 30 May 2021

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First Known Use of publicist

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Publicist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/publicist. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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publicist

noun

English Language Learners Definition of publicist

: a person whose job is to give information about an important or famous person or organization to news reporters

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