Also clas·si·cal·ist [klas-i-kuh-list] /ˈklæs ɪ kə lɪst/.
Origin of classicist
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Examples from the Web for classicist
An Oxford-trained classicist, he was elected president of the Oxford Union, a post filled by several future premiers.Boris Johnson’s Churchill Man Crush
Michael F. Bishop
November 22, 2014
Shortly before his death in 1882, Charles Darwin received a letter from a physician and classicist named William Ogle.Why Aristotle Deserves A Posthumous Nobel
October 18, 2014
Classicist James Romm writes that we have replaced head-to-head competition with collaboration and self-expression.The Olympics Wimps Out on Wrestling and Competition
February 23, 2013
She eschewed the Classicist writers as though they had never existed.
He was a classicist who caught the new vision and sought to compromise.A History of American Literature Since 1870
Fred Lewis Pattee
If you become an engineer, you will not condemn the classicist as useless.Letters from a Father to His Son Entering College
Charles Franklin Thwing
Stendhal has written that a classicist is a dead romanticist.Ivory Apes and Peacocks
Let the classicist determine which interpretation is the right one.
- a student of ancient Latin and Greek
- a person who advocates the study of ancient Latin and Greek
- an adherent of classicism in literature or art
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