tautologist

noun
tau·​tol·​o·​gist | \ -jə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of tautologist

: one who uses tautology

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First Known Use of tautologist

1690, in the meaning defined above

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“Tautologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tautologist. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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