Definition of professionalist in English:

professionalist

noun

  • A person who follows an occupation as a profession; a professional, or an advocate of professionalism.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Sulivan (1752–1806), writer. From professional + -ist.

Pronunciation

professionalist

/prəˈfɛʃən(ə)lɪst//prəˈfɛʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪst//prəˈfɛʃ(ə)nəlɪst/