Definition of moralist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmɒrəlɪst//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːrəlɪst//
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  1. 1(often disapproving) a person who has strong ideas about moral principles, especially one who tries to tell other people how they should behave See related entries: Moral
  2. 2a person who teaches or writes about moral principles
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: moralist