Definition of columnist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkäləmnəst/
Pronunciation: /ˈkäləməst/


A journalist contributing regularly to a newspaper or magazine.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: col·um·nist

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