an expert in strategy, especially in warfare: Julius Caesar was a great military strategist.

Origin of strategist

First recorded in 1830–40; strateg(y) + -ist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for strategist

planner, schemer, contriver

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a specialist or expert in strategy
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Word Origin and History for strategist

1838, from French stratégiste, from stratégie (see strategy).

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