memorist

[ mem-er-ist ]
/ ˈmɛm ər ɪst /

noun

a person who has a remarkably retentive memory.

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Origin of memorist

First recorded in 1675–85 in the sense “one who prompts the memory”; memor(y) + -ist
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Example sentences from the Web for memorist

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

    Turns about Town|Robert Cortes Holliday