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aphorist

[af-er-ist]
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noun
  1. a person who makes or uses aphorisms.
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Origin of aphorist

First recorded in 1705–15; aphor(ize) + -ist
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Examples from the Web for aphorist

Historical Examples

  • Assisted by the faithful female Berry, she was conquering an Aphorist.

    The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete

    George Meredith

  • The Aphorist read himself so well, that to juggle with himself was a necessity.