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  1. a person skilled in pyrotechnics, especially in the manufacture or use of fireworks.
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Origin of pyrotechnist

First recorded in 1785–95; pyrotechn(ics) + -ist
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Historical Examples

  • It seems so strange that he should take it into his head to be a Pyrotechnist.

    The Independence Day Horror at Killsbury

    Asenath Carver Coolidge

  • I therefore had them specially made for me by a pyrotechnist in London.

  • Moreover, every pyrotechnist has his own taste in the matter of compositions.

  • Years ago I discovered all the aids necessary to the pyrotechnist.


    James Huneker

  • It is difficult at the present day to understand the fame that he once 125 had as “a pyrotechnist in pigments.”