noun Date: 1768 diplomat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Diplomatist — Di*plo ma*tist, n. [Cf. F. diplomatiste a student of diplomatics.] A person employed in, or skilled in, diplomacy; a diplomat. [1913 Webster] In ability, Avaux had no superior among the numerous able diplomatists whom his country then possessed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diplomatist — noun /dɪˈploʊməˌtɪst/ a diplomat It was not so easy to penetrate the motives of the Pawnees. Calm, dignified, and yet far from repulsive, they set an example of courtesy, blended with reserve, that many a diplomatist of the most polished court… …   Wiktionary

  • diplomatist — /di ploh meuh tist/, n. 1. Brit. Older Use. a Foreign Office employee officially engaged as a diplomat. 2. a person who is astute and tactful in any negotiation or relationship. [1805 15; DIPLOMAT(IC) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • diplomatist — di|plo|ma|tist [dıˈpləumətıst US ˈplou ] n old fashioned a ↑diplomat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • diplomatist — di plo·ma·tist || É™tɪst n. one skilled in the art of managing international relations, ambassador, envoy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diplomatist — noun old fashioned term for diplomat …   English new terms dictionary

  • diplomatist — n. Negotiator, diplomat, expert in international affairs …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • diplomatist — noun (C) a diplomat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • diplomatist — di·plo·ma·tist …   English syllables

  • diplomatist — di•plo•ma•tist [[t]dɪˈploʊ mə tɪst[/t]] n. gov diplomat • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

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