[ truh-dish-uh-nist ]
/ trəˈdɪʃ ə nɪst /
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a traditionalist.
a person who records, transmits, or is versed in traditions.



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Origin of traditionist

First recorded in 1660–70; tradition + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for traditionist

  • The Traditionist 'At says that at this stage the Prophet used to lift up his hands and pray.

    The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell
  • The celebrated traditionist, Mujhid, is related to have visited them under the guidance of a Jew.

  • Mujhid, a well known Traditionist, says that he put a mark on his stones and afterwards searched, but found them not.

    The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell
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