diarist

[ dahy-uh-rist ]
/ ˈdaɪ ə rɪst /
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noun

a person who keeps a diary.

Nearby words

  1. diapositive,
  2. diapsid,
  3. diarbekr,
  4. diarch,
  5. diarchy,
  6. diarize,
  7. diarrhea,
  8. diarrhetic,
  9. diarrhoea,
  10. diarthric

Origin of diarist

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

Related formsdi·a·ris·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for diarist

diarist

/ (ˈdaɪərɪst) /

noun

a person who keeps or writes a diary, esp one that is subsequently published
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Word Origin and History for diarist

diarist

n.

1818; see diary + -ist.

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