nouninformal , chiefly derogatory
A follower of a distinctive practice, system, or philosophy, typically a political ideology or an artistic movement: you can’t be born an ist
More example sentences
- The campaign was led by the failed alcohol-prohibitionist, who was also a racist—perhaps the two ists go hand in hand.
- Their response to legitimate questioning is name-calling, personal abuse, and invoking the bogeyman of the various isms and ists that seem to inhabit their hysterical world.
- This study involves biologists, economists, physicists, ecologists, sociologists, and other ists, all concerned with what happens when autonomous agents interact.
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