publicist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n publicist someone who publicizes
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Publicist A writer on the laws of nature and nations; one who is versed in the science of public right, the principles of government, etc. "The Whig leaders, however, were much more desirous to get rid of Episcopacy than to prove themselves consummate publicists and logicians."
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n publicist A writer on the law of nature or the laws of nations; one who is versed in public or international law; one who treats of the rights and mutual obligations of nations.
    • n publicist One who is versed in or who writes upon the current political topics of the time.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Publicist one who writes on or is skilled in public law, or on current political topics
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. publiciste,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. publicuspopulus, the people.

Usage

In literature:

People called him, not without reason, the feudal publicist.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Fodere, Pradier, Peruvian publicist, 135.
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
Publicists pitied the Teutons in anticipation of the fate that was fast overtaking them.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
Sir Henry, a born publicist, was enraged, and threatened to abandon his project.
"Mummery" by Gilbert Cannan
The philistines of other lands shared this view of the "merits" of the daring publicist.
"Anarchism and Socialism" by George Plechanoff
Not a publicist, editor, preacher was there who did not know either generally or specifically of these great frauds in taxation.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
We need not dwell upon the publicists, nor yet stir the muddy stream of agitation.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
The tyranny of the race dogma permeates the majority of the German historians and publicists from the early nineteenth century.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
That had seen him win success as a highly-paid publicist.
"A World Apart" by Samuel Kimball Merwin
Mr. Dilke was, potentially, anyhow, a big sort of man, like a nation's prime minister: a publicist, not a mere showman.
"The Crow's Nest" by Clarence Day, Jr.
***

In news:

The announcement was made Tuesday by his publicist, Jeff Sanderson.
Justin Bieber's Publicist Gets Promotion .
Lindsay Lohan's Publicist Quits Over Family Squabbles.
Justin Bieber's Publicist Gets Promotion.
Publicist confirms Tebow, Belle are dating.
Paula Deen's publicist quits after firestorm over diabetes announcement, report says.
Publicist Assaulted at Zac Posen Show Sues Slapper, Slapper's Family.
Max Clifford, UK celebrity publicist , arrested for alleged sexual offenses.
Celebrity British publicist Max Clifford, seen in central London from Feb 9, 2012.
According to Yahoo.com, Kim Kardashian is suing a guy claiming to be her former publicist who told Good Day L.A that her 72 day marriage was staged.
"I have resigned as her publicist ," Honig told ABC News Thursday.
Amber Rose's Former Publicist To Tell All.
Muhammad Ali publicist dies at 82.
Phoebe Jacobs, Jazz Publicist , Dies at 93.
Publicist Harris weaving together Alamo City's fashion week.
***