strat·​e·​gist | \ ˈstra-tə-jist How to pronounce strategist (audio) \

Definition of strategist

: a person skilled in strategy

Examples of strategist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kenneth Pennington, a top digital strategist for Beto O’Rourke, had a simple plan. New York Times, 26 Nov. 2021 Moore skipped lunch to speak with a reporter from The Washington Post while her communications director, campaign manager, and a political strategist huddled to discuss how to handle the situation. Wilborn P. Nobles Iii, ajc, 26 Nov. 2021 Cuellar has tapped Bert Santibañez, a San Antonio political strategist, to work on the campaign. Benjamin Wermund, San Antonio Express-News, 22 Nov. 2021 That was founded by Gielen, a YouTube strategist who previously helped grow the online video businesses of Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Fandango’s Movieclips. Todd Spangler, Variety, 18 Nov. 2021 The claim in the Instagram post stems from something Yeadon said during a June interview with Steve Bannon, once a strategist for former President Donald Trump. Ella Lee, USA TODAY, 18 Nov. 2021 Jerry Austin, a strategist from Northeast Ohio who ran both Celeste’s campaigns and the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s 1988 presidential bid. cleveland, 11 Nov. 2021 As Co-Founder of EvolveMe, Judy Schoenberg is a career strategist and leadership expert for women in midlife career transition who are exploring a return to the workforce or are pivoting careers. Ellevate, Forbes, 5 Nov. 2021 Tax records show the organization is led by another GOP strategist and longtime collaborator with Mooney named Chuck Warren. Jason Garcia,, 28 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of strategist

1821, in the meaning defined above

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“Strategist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of strategist

: a person who is skilled in making plans for achieving a goal : someone who is good at forming strategies

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