publicist

[puhb-luh-sist]

noun

a person who publicizes, especially a press agent or public-relations consultant.
an expert in current public or political affairs.
an expert in public or international law.

Nearby words

  1. public-spirited,
  2. publican,
  3. publication,
  4. publication date,
  5. publicise,
  6. publicity,
  7. publicization,
  8. publicize,
  9. publicly,
  10. publicness

Origin of publicist

From German, dating back to 1785–95; see origin at public, -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for publicist

publicist

noun

a person who publicizes something, esp a press or publicity agent
a journalist
rare a person learned in public or international law
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Word Origin and History for publicist

publicist

n.
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