ideologist

[ ahy-dee-ol-uh-jist, id-ee- ]
/ ˌaɪ diˈɒl ə dʒɪst, ˌɪd i- /
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noun

an expert in ideology.
a person who deals with systems of ideas.
a person advocating a particular ideology.
a visionary.

Nearby words

  1. ideograph,
  2. ideographic,
  3. ideography,
  4. ideokinetic apraxia,
  5. ideological,
  6. ideologize,
  7. ideologue,
  8. ideology,
  9. ideomotor,
  10. ideomotor apraxia

Origin of ideologist

First recorded in 1790–1800; ideolog(y) + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for ideologist

ideologist

/ (ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪst) /

noun

a person who supports a particular ideology, esp a political theorist
a person who studies an ideology or ideologies
a theorist or visionary
Also: ideologue (ˈaɪdɪəˌlɒɡ)

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