Massagist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Massagist One who practices massage; a masseur or masseuse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n massagist One who practises massage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Massagist :—fem. Masseuse′
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr., from Gr. massein, to knead.

Usage

In literature:

And who's going to play 'massagist' like me?
"Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp" by Annie Roe Carr
I hear the massagist slapping a lazy fellow who is being rubbed with ointment.
"Buried Cities, Part 1, Pompeii" by Jennie Hall
I hear the massagist slapping a lazy fellow who is being rubbed with ointment.
"Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae" by Jennie Hall
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