Definition of Anglicist in English:

Anglicist

noun

  • 1A student or scholar of English language or literature; = Anglist.

    Related Anglist
  • 2Originally and chiefly in India: an advocate of the teaching of English in schools.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Taylor (1765–1836), reviewer and translator. From post-classical Latin Anglicus English + -ist.

Pronunciation

Anglicist

/ˈaŋɡlɪsɪst/