classicist


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clas·si·cist

 (klăs′ĭ-sĭst)
n.
1. One versed in the classics; a classical scholar.
2. An adherent of classicism.
3. An advocate of the study of ancient Greek and Latin.

classicist

(ˈklæsɪsɪst) or

classicalist

n
1.
a. a student of ancient Latin and Greek
b. a person who advocates the study of ancient Latin and Greek
2. an adherent of classicism in literature or art
ˌclassiˈcistic adj

clas•si•cist

(ˈklæs ə sɪst)

also clas•si•cal•ist

(-ɪ kə lɪst)

n.
1. an adherent of classicism in literature or art.
2. an authority on the classics; a classical scholar.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.classicist - an artistic person who adheres to classicism
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
romantic, romanticist - an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
2.classicist - a student of ancient Greek and Latin
humanist - a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
Latinist - a specialist in the Latin language
Translations

classicist

[ˈklæsɪsɪst] Nclasicista mf

classicist

[ˈklæsɪsɪst] n
(Greek, Latin) (= student) → étudiant(e) m/f en lettres classiques (= scholar) → humaniste mf
(in architecture, art)partisan(e) m/f du classicisme

classicist

nAltphilologe m/-philologin f
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