verb (used with object), chron·i·cled, chron·i·cling.
- chronic sleeping sickness,
- chronic traumatic encephalopathy,
- chronic trypanosomiasis,
- chronic ulcer,
- chronicle play,
- chronicle plays,
Origin of chronicle
Examples from the Web for chronicler
He is the chronicler of a colorful fashion-loving world, famously traversing Manhattan on his bicycle.
She only wrote two novels, but they establish her as the chronicler of an ossified generation unable to move forward in life.
Jones was presented more heroically than he even had been in the press (he seemed to have bent the ear of the chronicler).
As any chronicler of the Tea Party movement knows, homemade signs are good evidence of what message the attendees want to send.
Towards the end of his work the chronicler is exceptionally abrupt and disconnected.Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther|Walter Adeney
A liberal journalist and a chronicler of scandals were synonymous terms.The Growth of a Soul|August Strindberg
But this is a matter with which the future chronicler of the Queen's Life may be left to deal.Queen Victoria As I Knew Her|Sir Theodore Martin
Thus, says the chronicler, the Church by the aid of Heaven emerged from this tribulation.The Story of Chartres|Cecil Headlam
In twenty years every isolated neighborhood in America had had its chronicler and photographer.A History of American Literature Since 1870|Fred Lewis Pattee
Word Origin for chronicle
early 15c., agent noun from chronicle (v.).
c.1300, cronicle, from Anglo-French cronicle, from Old French cronique "chronicle" (Modern French chronique), from Latin chronica (neuter plural mistaken for fem. singular), from Greek ta khronika (biblia) "the (books of) annals, chronology," neuter plural of khronikos "of time." Ending modified in Anglo-French, perhaps by influence of article. Old English had cranic "chronicle," cranicwritere "chronicler." The classical -h- was restored in English from 16c.
c.1400, croniclen, from chronicle (n.). Related: Chronicled; chronicling.