or medallist noun Date: 1685 1. a designer, engraver, or maker of medals 2. a recipient of a medal as an award

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  • medalist — MEDALÍST, medalişti, s.m. (Rar) Persoană care se ocupă cu studiul sau cu colecţionarea medaliilor; colecţionar de medalii. – Din fr. médailliste (după medalie). Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  medalíst s. m., pl. medalíşti… …   Dicționar Român

  • Medalist — Med al*ist, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]dailliste, It. medaglista.] [Written also {medallist}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A person that is skilled or curious in medals; a collector of medals. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A designer of medals. Macaulay. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • medalist — (n.) 1680s, one skilled in medals, from MEDAL (Cf. medal) (n.) + IST (Cf. ist). Meaning medal maker is from 1756; that of recipient of a medal is from 1797 …   Etymology dictionary

  • medalist — [med′ l ist] n. 1. a person who designs or makes medals 2. a person who has been awarded a medal 3. Golf the low scorer in a qualifying round of medal play preliminary to a match play tournament: Also, Brit. sp., medallist …   English World dictionary

  • medalist — noun /ˈmɛdəlɪst/ One who has received a medal; one who has medalled. Mark Spitz set a record as an Olympic gold medalist …   Wiktionary

  • medalist — /med l ist/, n. 1. a person to whom a medal has been awarded. 2. (in a golf tournament) the player having the lowest score in a qualifying round scored by strokes. 3. a designer, engraver, or maker of medals. Also, esp. Brit., medallist. [1965… …   Universalium

  • medalist — med|al|ist [ medlıst ] noun count someone who has won a medal in a competition …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • medalist — medlɪst n. medal winner, one who has been awarded a medal for achievement (usually in sports or the military) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • medalist — noun (C) the American spelling of medallist …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • medalist — med·al·ist …   English syllables

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