Definition of medievalist in US English:


(also mediaevalist)


  • See medieval

    • ‘In reality it is the entire democratic world, with its focus on individual liberty, which is the enemy of the medievalists.’
    • ‘I don't mind there being some medievalists around for ornamental purposes, but there is no reason for the state to pay for them.’
    • ‘They are good, the work of Cambridge scholars, all outstanding medievalists.’
    • ‘The academic community was saddened earlier this year to learn of the death of R.W. Southern, one of the United Kingdom's most distinguished and accomplished medievalists.’
    • ‘Thanks to the patient detective work of some great medievalists, we know a lot about the Domesday Book.’