hymnist

[ him-nist ]
/ ˈhɪm nɪst /
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noun

a composer of hymns.

Nearby words

  1. hymn book,
  2. hymnal,
  3. hymnal stanza,
  4. hymnary,
  5. hymner,
  6. hymnodical,
  7. hymnody,
  8. hymnology,
  9. hyoepiglottic,
  10. hyoglossal membrane

Origin of hymnist

First recorded in 1615–25; hymn + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for hymnist

hymnist

hymnodist (ˈhɪmnədɪst) or hymnographer (hɪmˈnɒɡrəfə)

/ (ˈhɪmnɪst) /

noun

a person who composes hymns
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