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Meaning of PANEGYRIST

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
 

PANEGYRIST is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: eulogist
 
 See Also: orator, public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pan"e*gyr`ist\, n. [L. panegyrista, Gr. ? one who
attends a ?: cf. ? to celebrate or attend a public festival,
to make a set speech, esp. a panegyric, in a public assembly.
See {Panegyric}.]
One who delivers a panegyric; a eulogist; one who extols or
praises, either by writing or speaking.

      If these panegyrists are in earnest.     --Burke.

 

 

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