historiaster

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

history +‎ -aster

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɪsˌtɔːɹiˈæstə(ɹ)/
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  • Rhymes: -æstə(ɹ)

NounEdit

historiaster (plural historiasters)

  1. An inferior historian.
    • 1947, Max Ludwig Wolfram Laistner, The Greater Roman Historians
      "But this is shocking," some scientific historiaster of our own day will exclaim.