Dictionary.com

panegyrist

[ pan-i-jir-ist, -jahy-rist, pan-i-jir-ist, -jahy-rist ]
/ ˌpæn ɪˈdʒɪr ɪst, -ˈdʒaɪ rɪst, ˈpæn ɪˌdʒɪr ɪst, -ˌdʒaɪ rɪst /
Save This Word!

noun
a person who panegyrizes; eulogist.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of panegyrist

1595–1605; <Late Latin panēgyrista<Greek panēgyristḗs one who takes part in a public festival or assembly, equivalent to panēgyr(izein) to celebrate a public festival (see panegyrize) + -istēs-ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use panegyrist in a sentence

FEEDBACK