Definition of ethnographer in English:

ethnographer

noun

  • See ethnography

    • ‘Ad agencies are hiring anthropologists and ethnographers to study and film consumers in their natural environments to see what they really eat, drink, and buy.’
    • ‘Russian ethnographers have frequently commented that among the Russian peasantry there was generally no fear of death or the dead.’
    • ‘He is always at pains to point out that the English terms and categories used by ethnographers do not necessarily reflect adequately the ways Polynesians themselves categorised their world.’
    • ‘Many ethnographers have noted the importance of food and drink for maintaining familiar forms and social networks among immigrant populations.’
    • ‘Unlike many ethnographers of Papua New Guinea societies who worked in Pidgin, Margaret worked in the vernacular.’

Pronunciation

ethnographer

/ɛθˈnɒɡrəfə/