columnist


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to columnist: fifth columnist, Advice columnist

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The minister at the occasion distributed awards and certificates among young columnist for their performance.
Columnist Ibrahim al-Absi of the Jordanian daily AL RAI suggested on Wednesday that the issue of Iran's nuclear program could be set for a new and dramatic development.
The columnist said the government is expected to address a number of "lingering issues caused by the political hiatus of the past year or so.
The New York Times' gifted columnist George Vecsey salutes Casey Stengel, not for his incredible success with the New York Yankees but for his grandfatherly wisdom with the pathetic New York Mets from 1962-65.
Edinborough was a longtime columnist on the arts for the Anglican Journal, founding president of the Council for Business and the Arts in Canada, editor of the Kingston Whig-Standard, editor and publisher of Saturday Night magazine, and long-time columnist of the Financial Post Magazine.
Irrepressible Daily News columnist Tom Hoffarth knows how to have fun, so he joined the crowd at the first Blue Heaven Sleepover at Dodger Stadium.
Proxy statements, by nature, are lengthy and graphically unappealing, with big blocks of text and few pictures," says Barbara Whelahan, a columnist for the financial website bankrate.
John Tierney is a columnist on the Op-Ed page of The New York Times.
Edgar Hoover into a demigod during the many years the FBI director kept the columnist supplied with juicy items.
An Establishment Columnist Admits Middle Class Being Eroded
From New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, who awoke November 3 feeling "deeply troubled" about his countrymen, to Los Angeles Times photographer Luis Sinco, who abruptly left Iraq because of the election's "clear-cut signal" that "we as journalists are not changing anybody's mind about this conflict," reporters seemed to take the results as a personal repudiation, requiring immediate reassessment.