Definition of panelist in US English:

panelist

(British panellist)

noun

  • A member of a panel, especially in a formal public discussion.

    • ‘It is a discussion among the panelists with all of you able to comment online.’
    • ‘Leveling that kind of criticism gets easier as time goes on, panelists agreed.’
    • ‘Harding reappeared as a panellist on the fifth programme, broadcast on 13 August 1951.’
    • ‘And the commission has continued to let the candidates nominate and veto panelists.’
    • ‘Johnny will keep his own brand of order over guest panellists drawn from those who write about, broadcast on and participate in sport who will compete for points.’
    • ‘This is an instance of an audience member misunderstanding a panelist and being corrected.’
    • ‘The panelists were discussing what it takes to be a good anchor in newsrooms today.’
    • ‘The format of the event is designed to stimulate debate in a forum discussion, supplemented by a variety of masterclasses run by panellists and key contributors.’
    • ‘Not that the webcast was entirely doom and gloom; panelists examined ways to adapt.’
    • ‘Some panelists may double as members of the research committee, on which there will be no government representatives.’
    • ‘Following their prepared statements the moderator initiated a discussion among panelists.’
    • ‘More than a year later, she was a panelist on a BBC radio program.’
    • ‘As some panelists indicated, they begin by asking questions that point to an ethical process.’
    • ‘In the end, each side of the panellists agreed that the two countries should bridge the gap and merge their strengths together.’
    • ‘Three of the four panelists are current or former editorial page editors.’
    • ‘Viewers will be invited to enter the discussion with Ray and the panellists through email and text, with a weekly challenge to beat the expert panel's score predictions.’
    • ‘He came in for tough criticism over his handling of the All-Ireland semi-final from Sunday Game panelists.’
    • ‘The range of phenotypes both among panelists and among members of the audience was huge.’
    • ‘The three were panelists during a discussion here on Saturday about the prospects of the upcoming Assembly session.’
    • ‘Four panellists take questions from the audience on issues such as the cost of organic food, GM safety, affordability of good quality food, and the viability of buying local produce.’

Pronunciation

panelist

/ˈpænələst//ˈpanələst/