publicist definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a student of or specialist in public or international law
- Rare a journalist who writes about politics and public affairs
Origin: public(ize) + -ista person whose business is to publicize persons, organizations, etc.
Origin: French publiciste ; from (droit) public, public (law) plush -iste, -ist
publicist definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One who publicizes, especially a press or publicity agent.