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  1. a person who inquires or questions.
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Origin of querist

First recorded in 1625–35; quer(y) + -ist
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Historical Examples of querist

  • The sailor started, and for a moment eyed the querist closely.

    Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848


  • The curiosity is that your worthy Querist has never heard of it!

  • He often answered a question without looking at the querist.

  • The shrewd doctor turned his gray eyes sideways on the querist.

    Vassall Morton

    Francis Parkman

  • My querist did not answer me, but went home to think it over.

British Dictionary definitions for querist


  1. a person who makes inquiries or queries; questioner
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