A pharmacist or retailer of medicinal drugs.
- My druggist assures me it has no narcotics, mainly Tylenol.
- Recently, some pharmacists have refused to sell the morning-after pill or refer patients to other druggists, citing moral beliefs.
- ‘Only the druggist down at the corner,’ replied the patient.
Early 17th century: from French droguiste, from drogue 'drug'.
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