Definition of querist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkwirəst/


chiefly archaic
A person who asks questions; a questioner.
Example sentences
  • And while I am only amused at such queries, their inquisitive querists find it impossible to believe in the truth of my response.
  • During the pause, the querist could be forgiven for making speculations of his own, for the triumphs of the Troezon Emperor had been great and many.


Mid 17th century: from Latin quaerere 'ask' + -ist.

Words that rhyme with querist

careerist, theorist

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Syllabification: que·rist

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