[in-floo-uh n-ser]


a person or thing that influences: The most powerful influencer of beliefs is direct experience.
a person who has the power to influence many people, as through social media or traditional media: Companies look for Facebook influencers who can promote their brand.

Origin of influencer

First recorded in 1660–70; influence + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of influencer

  • Huston writes in the book that Ara Gallant was "an influencer, a mentor, an advisor, a director, a comrade in arms."

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    Isabel Wilkinson

    March 31, 2010

Historical Examples of influencer

  • As an influencer of legislatures, he stands easily first in ability and achievement.