- a person who is engaged or versed in polemics.
Origin of polemist
Examples from the Web for polemicist
Contemporary Examples of polemicist
A few weeks prior to our meeting, a gunman attempted to kill Lars Hedegaard, a well-known anti-Islam polemicist in Denmark.The Repentant Radical
September 17, 2013
The second point, also difficult to disprove, seems irrelevant to the job of polemicist.The Dangers of Trusting Wikipedia With Your Life
April 2, 2013
It's an opportune moment for her to retire as a polemicist and start a third act in public life.The Coulter Wars
July 12, 2010
Historical Examples of polemicist
As a matter of fact, the Christian polemicist's authority in this instance was Varro.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism
1859, American English formation parallel to polemist (1825), from Greek polemistes "a warrior," from polemizein "to wage war, to make war."