discussant

[ dih-skuhs-uh nt ]
/ dɪˈskʌs ənt /

noun

a person who participates in a formal discussion or symposium and is responsible for a specific topic.

Nearby words

  1. discrown,
  2. discursion,
  3. discursive,
  4. discus,
  5. discuss,
  6. discussion,
  7. discutient,
  8. disdain,
  9. disdainful,
  10. disease

Origin of discussant

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; discuss + -ant

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