[ mem-er-ist ]

  1. a person who has a remarkably retentive memory.

Origin of memorist

First recorded in 1675–85 in the sense “one who prompts the memory”; memor(y) + -ist

Words Nearby memorist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use memorist in a sentence

  • Thus I am competent, I think, to speak on a subject curiously neglected by the memorist.

    Turns about Town | Robert Cortes Holliday