Definition of Hispanist in English:


(also Hispanicist)


  • An expert in or student of the language and culture of Spain and the Spanish-speaking countries of South America.

    • ‘Marti is a legendary person, although he is little known in Bulgaria, apart from among historians and Hispanists in the country, she said.’
    • ‘The transformation from Hispanicist to Globalist was complete.’
    • ‘Knapp, a Hispanist and professor at Yale University, accompanied him as his paid companion.’
    • ‘The most celebrated was the one that, beginning in the early 20th century, pitted Hispanists against indigenists and reverberated across the continent.’