Definition of experimentalist in US English:

experimentalist

noun

  • See experimental

    • ‘Theorists will look for specific models of inflation, while experimentalists will look for new ways to test it.’
    • ‘The experimentalists would discover this kind of particle very easily.’
    • ‘I realized that I was better suited to be a theorist than an experimentalist.’
    • ‘By the mid '70s, most of these regional experimentalists had relocated to New York and were dominating the avant-garde jazz scene.’
    • ‘He met experimentalists and theorists every day, attended talks and conferences, travelled extensively to conferences inside America as well as travelling to Poland.’

Pronunciation

experimentalist

/ikˌsperəˈmen(t)ələst//ɪkˌspɛrəˈmɛn(t)ələst/