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col·um·nist

 (kŏl′əm-nĭst, -ə-mĭst)
n.
A writer of a column in a publication, such as a newspaper.

columnist

(ˈkɒləmɪst; -əmnɪst)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) a journalist who writes a regular feature in a newspaper: a gossip columnist.

col•um•nist

(ˈkɒl əm nɪst, -ə mɪst)

n.
a person who writes a newspaper or magazine column.
[1915–20; Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.columnist - a journalist who writes editorials
journalist - a writer for newspapers and magazines
newspaper columnist - a columnist who writes for newspapers

columnist

noun journalist, correspondent, editor, reporter, critic, reviewer, gossip columnist, journo (slang), hackette (derogatory) He is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune.
Translations
مُعَلِّق صَحَفي
publicistaredaktor
der skriver en fast spaltejournalist
dálkahöfundur
redaktor rubriky
köşe yazarı

columnist

[ˈkɒləmnɪst] Ncolumnista mf, articulista mf

columnist

[ˈkɒləmɪst ˈkɒləmnɪst] nchroniqueur/euse m/f

columnist

nKolumnist(in) m(f)

columnist

[ˈkɒləmnɪst] ngiornalista m/f (che cura una rubrica), articolista m/f

column

(ˈkoləm) noun
1. a stone or wooden pillar used to support or adorn a building. the carved columns in the temple.
2. something similar in shape. a column of smoke.
3. a vertical row (of numbers). He added up the column (of figures) to find the answer.
4. a vertical section of a page of print. a newspaper column.
5. a section in a newspaper, often written regularly by a particular person. He writes a daily column about sport.
6. a long file of soldiers marching in short rows. a column of infantry.
7. a long line of vehicles etc, one behind the other.
columnist (ˈkoləmnist) noun
a person who writes regular articles for a newspaper.
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Edgar Hoover into a demigod during the many years the FBI director kept the columnist supplied with juicy items.