Definition of mythologist in English:



  • See mythology

    • ‘Heroes, according to the mythologist Joseph Campbell, test themselves, put themselves into unfamiliar territory, risk their identity, and come back from an ordeal or adventure with a gift for the community.’
    • ‘I came across some references to this guy, William Henry, who calls himself an ‘investigative mythologist.’’
    • ‘I'm a mythologist, Magdalena, of course I would agree with that sentiment.’
    • ‘Maybe western mythologists have not been completely correct in their perceptions of what these ancient people were telling us.’
    • ‘Barrie was his own mythologist: he loved making up stories about himself, and her book is an attempt to unpick the truth.’