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Definition of "essayist" []

  • A writer of essays. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "essayist" in a sentence
  • "(Pick any male essayist from the 19th or 20th century, for that matter.)"
  • "Jack London, the brilliant young author and essayist, is receiving congratulations upon the advent of a daughter."
  • "Like Deni said - blogs ain't for the faint of heart - at least for anyone who isn't an 'essayist' - and I'll go to the head of the line on that."