anthropologist etymology

English word anthropologist comes from English -ist, English anthropology

Detailed word origin of anthropologist

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ist English (eng) Added to words to form nouns denoting:. A person who holds bigoted, partial views.. A person who uses a technological device of some kind. ;a person with a particular creative or academic role. ;one who has a certain political tendency. ;one who owns or manages something. ;one who subscribes to a particular theological doctrine or religious denomination;.
anthropology English (eng) The holistic scientific and social study of humanity, mainly using ethnography as its method.
anthropologist English (eng) One who is versed in anthropology.

Words with the same origin as anthropologist

Descendants of -ist
activist archaeologist arsonist biologist celibacy geologist guitarist ist journalist nationalist novelist pathologist pharmacist physicist psychiatrist psychologist rapist receptionist sexist socialist stylist tourist violinist vocalist
Descendants of anthropology
anthropologic ethnoanthropological paleoanthropologist socioanthropological socioanthropologist