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Definition of "polemicist" []

  • A person skilled or involved in polemics. (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 "polemicist" in a sentence
  • "Marie Syrkin is best known as a polemicist for the State of Israel, whose keen arguments appeared in a wide range of publications for a period of almost seventy years."
  • "Dowd is a polemicist, which is why conservatives like David take great offense at her remarks."
  • "If you're calling the polemicist Arianna Huffington a "traditional network star," I demand that status be given to Ann Coulter."