a person who commits bigamy.

Origin of bigamist

First recorded in 1625–35; bigam(y) + -ist
Related formsbig·a·mis·tic, adjectivebig·a·mis·ti·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for bigamist

1630s; see bigamy + -ist. Earlier in the same sense was bigame (mid-15c.), from Old French bigame, from Medival Latin bigamus.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper