Nearby words

  1. metallic wood-boring beetle,
  2. metallicize,
  3. metallide,
  4. metalliferous,
  5. metalline,
  6. metallize,
  7. metallo-,
  8. metallo-organic,
  9. metallocene,
  10. metalloenzyme


or met·al·list



a person who works with metals.
a person who advocates the use of metallic money exclusively, instead of paper money.

Origin of metalist

First recorded in 1640–50; metal + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for metallist

  • In this hypothetical illustration, we have the extreme case of what the Commodity or Metallist School seems to assert.

    The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • If you cannot buy one so small, get one made by some working jeweller or metallist.

    Black Bass|Charles Barker Bradford

British Dictionary definitions for metallist


US metalist


a person who works with metals
a person who advocates a system of currency based on a metal, such as gold or silver
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