Definition of columnist in English:


Line breaks: col¦um|nist
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒləm(n)ɪst


A journalist contributing regularly to a newspaper or magazine.
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  • He is a graduate student at Harvard University and a columnist for the Journalist magazine.
  • For many newspaper editors and columnists, some sections of society seem to be fair game.
  • It's worth remembering that newspaper columnists write one or maybe two features a week.
writer, feature writer, contributor, journalist, correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newsman, newswoman; wordsmith, man/woman of letters, penman; humorist, critic, reviewer, commentator, chronicler; Frenchlittérateur
North American informal thumbsucker

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