Related formsan·ti·clas·si·cal·ist, noun, adjectivean·ti·clas·si·cist, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for classicist
An Oxford-trained classicist, he was elected president of the Oxford Union, a post filled by several future premiers.
Shortly before his death in 1882, Charles Darwin received a letter from a physician and classicist named William Ogle.
Classicist James Romm writes that we have replaced head-to-head competition with collaboration and self-expression.The Olympics Wimps Out on Wrestling and Competition|James Romm|February 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Stendhal has written that a classicist is a dead romanticist.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
In his study of men of science Ostwald has introduced the distinction of classicist and romanticist.Major Prophets of To-Day|Edwin E. Slosson
He is a sentimental Classicist, and his subjects the antithesis of the Grco-Roman ideal to which he does homage in his technique.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
A man so equipped was essentially a man of letters: a great deal more than a classicist, but a classicist first and foremost.Matthew Arnold|G. W. E. Russell
He was a classicist who wrote with perfect coolness, just as others had written before him.A History of American Literature Since 1870|Fred Lewis Pattee
British Dictionary definitions for classicist
- a student of ancient Latin and Greek
- a person who advocates the study of ancient Latin and Greek