Definition of Americanist in English:

Americanist

noun

  • A specialist in or student of subjects relating to the Americas or the United States.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the study of the Americas or the United States; of or designating an Americanist.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Kingsley (1819–1875), novelist, Church of England clergyman, and controversialist. From American + -ist.

Pronunciation

Americanist

/əˈmɛrɪk(ə)nɪst//əˈmɛrɪkənɪst/