gnomist

[ noh-mist ]
/ ˈnoʊ mɪst /

noun

a writer of aphorisms.

Origin of gnomist

First recorded in 1870–75; gnome2 + -ist
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Word Origin and History for gnomist

gnomist


n.

see gnomic + -ist.

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