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diarist

[dahy-uh-rist]
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noun
  1. a person who keeps a diary.
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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 diaristic

diarist

noun
  1. a person who keeps or writes a diary, esp one that is subsequently published
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Word Origin and History for diaristic

diarist

n.

1818; see diary + -ist.

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