- a person who keeps a diary.
Origin of diarist
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Examples from the Web for diarist
Malala is the same age as another writer, a diarist, who inspired many around the world.Profiles in Taliban Barbarism, Ctd.
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A gap in what the diarist is saying (“I love him”) and actually doing.The Sex Diaries Project: What 1,500 Bedroom Diaries Can Teach Us About Sex
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But for someone so well-known as a diarist, we hear remarkably little from Alice herself.Great Weekend Reads: December 30, 2011
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There was always a superfluity of gall in the diarist's ink.John Quincy Adams
John. T. Morse
It is not necessary to accept in toto the diarist's estimate of her.
Here and in many other places the diarist spells the name Grangie.
Thousands have reflected on a Diarist's power to cancel our Burial Service.
Then may it be allowed to the Diarist simply to relate, and we can copy from him.
- a person who keeps or writes a diary, esp one that is subsequently published
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Word Origin and History for diarist
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