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  1. a specialist in the stock market who studies and draws charts of trading actions.
  2. a cartographer.
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Origin of chartist

First recorded in 1960–65; chart + -ist
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Historical Examples of chartist

  • Here too occurred the Chartist meeting, on the memorable 10th of April, 1848.

    Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854


  • Why, that was before our time—in the days of the Chartist riots!

    Hilda Wade

    Grant Allen

  • His cousin's words and the Chartist's words fell on fruitful soil.

  • Still it was no proof that Kingsley was a Chartist, and that was my point.

  • We had a Chartist here the other day, but he did not understand our case at all.


    Benjamin Disraeli

British Dictionary definitions for chartist


  1. a stock market specialist who analyses and predicts market trends from graphs of recent price and volume movements of selected securities
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