noun Date: 1825 one skilled in or given to polemics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polemist — POLEMÍST, Ă, polemişti, ste, s.m. şi f. Persoană care polemizează, care susţine o polemică. – Din fr. polémiste. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 30.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  polemíst s. m., pl. polemíşti Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • Polemist — Pol e*mist, n. A polemic. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polemist — index contender Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • polemist — /pol euh mist, peuh lem ist, poh /, n. a person who is engaged or versed in polemics. Also, polemicist /peuh lem euh sist, poh /. [1815 25; < Gk polemistés warrior, equiv. to pólem(os) war + istes IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • polemist — noun A polemicist …   Wiktionary

  • polemíst — s. m., pl. polemíşti …   Romanian orthography

  • polemist — n. See polemic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • polemist — n controversialist, debater, arguer, mooter, disputer, disputant, wrangler, Rare. disceptator; dialectician, polemic, polemicist, pilpulist, logom acher; logician, ratiocinator; casuist, Jesuit, Philadelphia lawyer …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • polemist — po·lem·ist …   English syllables

  • polemist — pol•e•mist [[t]ˈpɒl ə mɪst, pəˈlɛm ɪst, poʊ [/t]] n. a person who is engaged or versed in polemics Also, po•lem•i•cist [[t]pəˈlɛm ə sɪst, poʊ [/t]] Etymology: 1815–25; < Gk polemistḗs warrior =pólem(os) war + istēs ist …   From formal English to slang

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