Definition of pataphysician in English:

pataphysician

(also 'pataphysician)

noun

  • An exponent of pataphysics.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Cyril Connolly (1903–1974), writer and literary reviewer. From pata- + physician, after French pataphysicien.

Pronunciation

pataphysician

/ˌpatəfɪˈzɪʃn/