[pol-uh-mist, puh-lem-ist, poh-]
- a person who is engaged or versed in polemics.
Also po·lem·i·cist [puh-lem-uh-sist, poh-] /pəˈlɛm ə sɪst, poʊ-/.
Origin of polemist
1815–25; < Greek polemistḗs warrior, equivalent to pólem(os) war + -istēs -ist
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Examples from the Web for polemist
But, in addition, we are not dealing here with Bossuet as a polemist.The Spell of the Heart of France
In Montreal the lectures of the Italian polemist were attended by disturbances more serious and more general.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.
E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The polemist appeals too apparently to his readers while the opening pages approach a declamation.