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



    BrE BrE//ˈfɑːməsɪst//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɑːrməsɪst//
    Medical staff
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  1. 1(also North American English, old-fashioned druggist) a person whose job is to prepare medicines and sell or give them to the public in a shop/store or in a hospital We had to wait for the pharmacist to make up her prescription. compare chemist See related entries: Medical staff
  2. 2pharmacist’s (pl. pharmacists) (British English) a shop that sells medicines They sell vitamin supplements at the pharmacist's.
  3. compare chemist see also pharmacy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pharmacist