Definition of craniologist in US English:

craniologist

noun

historical
  • See craniology

    • ‘The rhetoric can be likened to the dated concepts held by eugenicists, craniologists and social Darwinists.’
    • ‘My project explores efforts by craniologists to pin down with certainty the extent of the range of variation in human cranial capacity.’
    • ‘The skulls were taken home with the craniologists to be displayed in London.’
    • ‘Samuel Bates is the master craniologist, ready to crack the puzzle of human variations.’
    • ‘By today's standards, the theoretical blindness of the male 19 th-century craniologists seems outrageous.’

Pronunciation

craniologist

/ˌkreɪniˈɑlədʒəst//ˌkrānēˈäləjəst/