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Definition of "chronicler" [chron•i•cler]

  • A person who writes a chronicle (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chronicler" in a sentence
  • "In a very early description of colonial Mexico City, Francisco Cervantes de Salazar mentions that the barbers operated out of stalls with "all classes of artisans and craftsmen" — carpenters, locksmiths, shoemakers, weavers, and breadmakers — along the calle de Tacuba. 56 Another chronicler from the eighteenth century mentions that the barber stands were among those removed from the Plaza de Volador anytime there were bullfights; the barbers there, it was noted by another, "set themselves up [and] apply their skill to the poor who come to be bled or to have their beard cut.""
  • "Leah Hager Cohen on Cost by Roxana Robinson: Robinson has been perennially and somewhat reductively tagged a chronicler of WASP life."
  • "The media is always too quick to canonize a ballplayer for being available at his locker, for returning a phone call, for extending the simple courtesy of recalling a chronicler's first name."