panegyrist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One who writes or delivers panegyrics; a eulogist.
Variant of panegyric
- a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or event
- high or hyperbolic praise; laudation
Origin: French panégyrique ; from Classical Latin panegyricus ; from Classical Greek panēgyris, public meeting ; from pan, all (see pan-) plush ageirein, to bring together