Definition of -ist suffix from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    -ist

     suffix
    suffix
    NAmE//ɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1(in nouns and some related adjectives)
  2. 2a person who believes or practices something atheist
  3. 3a member of a profession or business activity dentist
  4. 4a person who uses a thing violinist
  5. 5a person who does something plagiarist
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: -ist