Definition of miscellanist in US English:



  • See miscellany

    • ‘A photographer, designer and miscellanist, he divides his time between Highgate and the British Library.’
    • ‘Written by a photographer, designer and miscellanist, this book is addictive, enlightening, and endlessly entertaining.’
    • ‘One of the first written mentions of curry-style cookery is attributed to Athenaeus, a Greek miscellanist who lived about A.D.200.’
    • ‘In addition to his work as a miscellanist he is a professional photographer with a wide range of editorial and commercial clients.’
    • ‘But while miscellanists were busy collecting libels that were up to thirty years old, their volumes provide considerably less evidence of contemporary libelling.’