geologist etymology

English word geologist comes from English -ist, English geology

Detailed word origin of geologist

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;.
geology English (eng) The geological structure of a region.. The science that studies the structure of the earth (or other planets), together with its origin and development, especially by examination of its rocks.
geologist English (eng) A person who is skilled at geology.

Words with the same origin as geologist

Descendants of -ist
activist anthropologist archaeologist arsonist biologist celibacy guitarist ist journalist nationalist novelist pathologist pharmacist physicist psychiatrist psychologist rapist receptionist sexist socialist stylist tourist violinist vocalist
Descendants of geology