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

 

columnist

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɒləmnɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːləmnɪst//
 
People in journalism, People in publishing
 
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a journalist who writes regular articles for a newspaper or magazine a gossip/newspaper/political columnist The gossip columnists ran the story as fact without checking the source. Wordfinderarticle, columnist, editorial, feature, headline, journalist, newspaper, obituary, review, supplement See related entries: People in journalism, People in publishing
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