- an expert in strategy, especially in warfare: Julius Caesar was a great military strategist.
Origin of strategist
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Examples from the Web for strategist
But another GOP strategist said that Rubio is likely to look to remain in the Senate.
“This puts some real pressure on Chris Christie,” said Matt Mackowiak, a GOP strategist.
“If that is the case, we will have a serious problem,” said Hogan Gidley, a GOP strategist in South Carolina.
Democratic strategist Van Jones said the number of women sexually assaulted on college campuses was “shocking.”Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Dec. 7
December 7, 2014
“Traditionally, the Republican Party supports traditional marriage,” said Alice Stewart, a GOP strategist allied with Huckabee.Is Gay Marriage Going Away in 2016?
December 4, 2014
As a strategist his qualities came to be recognized as paramount in that body.
And Captain Elisha, who also was something of a strategist, smiled at the fire.Cap'n Warren's Wards
Joseph C. Lincoln
His comrades years ago used also to call him The Strategist.A Set of Six
He was the strategist, but unfortunately his knowledge of life was limited.Soldiers Three, Part II.
The fighter judged war by its victories; the strategist by their effects.Fort Amity
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
- a specialist or expert in strategy
Word Origin and History for strategist
1838, from French stratégiste, from stratégie (see strategy).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper