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Definition of moralist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈmɑrəlɪst//
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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
  2. 2a person who teaches or writes about moral principles
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: moralist