-ist meaning

  • SuffixSUF-ist
    1. Added to words to form nouns denoting.
      1. artist, one who makes art
      2. violinist, one who plays a violin
      3. botanist, one who studies plants
      4. psychiatrist, one who practices psychiatry
      5. Calvinist, Baptist, deist
      6. Note, these are related to -isms: Calvinism, deism
      7. capitalist; industrialist
      8. Note, these are related to -isms: capitalism; industrialism
      9. Marxist, fascist, pacifist, activist, environmentalist,
      10. Note, these are related to -isms: Marxism, fascism, pacifism'
      11. sexist, racist: Note, these are related to -isms: sexism, racism

Meaning of -ist for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "-ist" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
        • Noun-forming suffixes
    Difficultness: Level 8
    Easy     ➨     Difficult
    Definiteness: Level 8
    Definite    ➨     Versatile
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    1. en -ista
    2. fr -iste
    3. en -istic
    4. en -istical
    5. en -istically