Definition of Hispanist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɪspənɪst/
(also Hispanicist /hɪˈspanɪsɪst/)


An expert in or student of the language and culture of Spain and the Spanish-speaking countries of South America.
Example sentences
  • Marti is a legendary person, although he is little known in Bulgaria, apart from among historians and Hispanists in the country, she said.
  • The most celebrated was the one that, beginning in the early 20th century, pitted Hispanists against indigenists and reverberated across the continent.
  • Knapp, a Hispanist and professor at Yale University, accompanied him as his paid companion.
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