publicist

noun pub·li·cist \ ˈpə-blə-sist \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of publicist

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

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First Known Use of publicist

1792

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Definition of publicist for English Language Learners

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


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