Dictionary.com

diarist

[ dahy-uh-rist ]
/ ˈdaɪ ə rɪst /
Save This Word!

noun
a person who keeps a diary.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of diarist

First recorded in 1810–20; diar(y) + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM diarist

di·a·ris·tic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use diarist in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for diarist

diarist
/ (ˈdaɪərɪst) /

noun
a person who keeps or writes a diary, esp one that is subsequently published
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK