phonetist

[ foh-ni-tist ]
/ ˈfoʊ nɪ tɪst /

noun

a person who uses or advocates phonetic spelling.

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Origin of phonetist

1860–65; <Greek phōnēt(ós) (see phonetic) + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for phonetist

phonetist
/ (ˈfəʊnɪtɪst) /

noun

another name for phonetician
a person who advocates or uses a system of phonetic spelling
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