Definition of accentualist in English:

accentualist

noun

  • A believer in the primacy of accent or stress; specifically a person who believes in accent, as opposed to quantity, as a principle of metre or of plainsong.

Origin

Late 19th century. From accentual + -ist. Compare earlier accentuality.

Pronunciation:

accentualist

/akˈsɛn(t)ʃʊəlɪst//əkˈsɛn(t)ʃʊəlɪst//əkˈsɛn(t)ʃ(ʊ)lɪst/