Definition of druggist in English:


Syllabification: drug·gist
Pronunciation: /ˈdrəgist


North American
  • A pharmacist or retailer of medicinal drugs.
    More example sentences
    • 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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