panelist

[ pan-l-ist ]
/ ˈpæn l ɪst /
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noun

a member of a small group of persons gathered for formal public discussion, judging, playing a radio or television game, etc.

Nearby words

  1. panel truck,
  2. panel van,
  3. panelboard,
  4. paneled,
  5. paneling,
  6. panelized,
  7. panelling,
  8. panellist,
  9. panem et circenses,
  10. panencephalitis

Origin of panelist

First recorded in 1950–55; panel + -ist

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Word Origin and History for panelist

panelist

n.

1950, American English, from panel (n.) + -ist. Originally in quiz shows.

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