Definition of descriptionist in English:

descriptionist

noun

  • Originally: a person who describes something or someone; specifically one who gives (mere) descriptions that are free from evaluation, explanation, etc. Later chiefly: a person who believes in the importance or priority of description; an adherent or advocate of descriptivism.

adjective

  • Of or relating to descriptionists.

Origin

Early 19th century. From description + -ist.

Pronunciation

descriptionist

/dɪˈskrɪpʃənɪst//dɪˈskrɪpʃ(ə)nɪst/