[ ih-pis-tl-er ]
/ ɪˈpɪs tl ər /


Also e·pis·to·list. a writer of an epistle.
the person who reads or chants the epistle in the Eucharistic service.


Nearby words

  1. epistle side,
  2. epistle to the galatians,
  3. epistler,
  4. epistolary,
  5. epistolary novel,
  6. epistolic,
  7. epistolize,
  8. epistolography,
  9. epistrophe,
  10. epistropheus

Also e·pis·tler [ih-pis-ler, ih-pist-] /ɪˈpɪs lər, ɪˈpɪst-/.

Origin of epistoler

1520–30; < Latin epistol(a) epistle + -er1

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Examples from the Web for epistoler

  • Howell, the epistoler, admitted her (in rather execrable verse) to that Tenth Museship which has had so many fair incumbents.

  • Perhaps there is, at any rate in the earlier letters, something of this unkemptness in Keats as an epistoler.

    A Letter Book|George Saintsbury