Definition of speech therapist in English:

speech therapist

noun

  • See speech therapy

    • ‘Its facilities include a baby clinic, midwives, health visitors, a speech therapist, a community dentist and an audiologist.’
    • ‘Shelley developed speaking problems serious enough to send her to a speech therapist.’
    • ‘The patient tolerated the procedures well and was followed up by a speech therapist.’
    • ‘Valerie is happy to report that they have now appointed a speech therapist that works with people with Down's Syndrome every Monday.’
    • ‘The door banged open and another speech therapist entered with two interns bringing up the rear.’

Pronunciation

speech therapist

/ˈspiːtʃ ˌθɛrəpɪst/