gnomist

[noh-mist]

noun

a writer of aphorisms.

Nearby words

  1. gnoc,
  2. gnocchi,
  3. gnome,
  4. gnomic,
  5. gnomish,
  6. gnomologic,
  7. gnomology,
  8. gnomon,
  9. gnomonic,
  10. gnosia

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper