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pollster

[pohl-ster]
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noun
  1. a person whose occupation is the taking of public-opinion polls.
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Origin of pollster

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; poll1 + -ster
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canvasser, sampler

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British Dictionary definitions for pollster

pollster

noun
  1. a person who conducts opinion polls
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Word Origin and History for pollster

n.

1939, from poll (n.) + -ster.

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