allegorist

[ al-i-gawr-ist, -gohr-, al-i-ger-ist ]
/ ˈæl ɪˌgɔr ɪst, -ˌgoʊr-, ˈæl ɪ gər ɪst /

noun

a person who uses or writes allegory.

Nearby words

  1. allegheny spurge,
  2. allegiance,
  3. allegiant,
  4. allegorical,
  5. allegorically,
  6. allegoristic,
  7. allegorize,
  8. allegory,
  9. allegra,
  10. allegretto

Origin of allegorist

First recorded in 1675–85; allegor(ize) + -ist

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