elocutionist

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EtymologyEdit

elocution +‎ -ist

NounEdit

elocutionist (plural elocutionists)

  1. Someone who practices or teaches elocution.
    Coordinate term: recitalist
    • 1998, Beverly Collins, Inger M. Mees, The Real Professor Higgins, Walter de Gruyter (→ISBN), page 465:
      Melville Bell's father, Alexander Bell, had been a famous elocutionist and stage reciter.
    • 2013, Michael Gnarowski, Pauline Johnson: Selected Poetry and Prose, Dundurn (→ISBN)
      Her ability as a recitalist or elocutionist, as she was sometimes called, indicated a possible career on the stage.

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