Definition of cryptologist in English:

cryptologist

noun

  • See cryptology

    • ‘An attack on these protocols, as described by the team of Czech cryptologists, can break through the protection completely and decrypt protected communication.’
    • ‘Readers who are cryptologists will appreciate the talent that went into developing the machines; readers who are not will find themselves grabbing a pencil and paper and working through the examples they provide.’
    • ‘He spoke German and was a skilled cryptologist, but he was also a sound administrator who combined academic excellence with the need to maintain high standards of security.’
    • ‘Leading government cryptologists are studying him closely.’
    • ‘Inmates write letters using codes that have been so hard to decipher, they have been sent to the FBI's cryptologists in Washington.’