statistician

[ stat-i-stish-uh n ]
/ ˌstæt ɪˈstɪʃ ən /

noun

an expert in or compiler of statistics.

Nearby words

  1. statistical mechanics,
  2. statistical significance,
  3. statistical tables,
  4. statistically,
  5. statistically independent,
  6. statistics,
  7. statius,
  8. statius, publius papinius,
  9. stative,
  10. statler

Also statist.

Origin of statistician

First recorded in 1815–25; statist(ics) + -ician

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British Dictionary definitions for statistician

statistician

/ (ˌstætɪˈstɪʃən) /

noun

a person who specializes in or is skilled at statistics
a person who compiles statistics
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Word Origin and History for statistician

statistician

n.

1825, from statistic + -ian.

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