ideologist

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

noun

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

QUIZZES

CAN YOU FEEL THE WEAL WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ?

Did you collect all of last week’s words, but eftsoons forget what they mean? Don’t worry, we’re here to jog your memory. See how many words from the week of May 18 to 24 you can get right!
Question 1 of 7
weal

Origin of ideologist

First recorded in 1790–1800; ideolog(y) + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for ideologist

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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012