A person who writes essays, especially as a literary genre.
More example sentences
- There are prominent modern literary authors, essayists, poets, and painters.
- Aldous Huxley was an essayist and novelist whose reputation reached its peak in the 1920's.
- Many poets, novelists, historians, essayists, and writers flooded the market with their literary works.
Definition of essayist in:
- The British & World English dictionary