Definition of rubricist in US English:

rubricist

noun

  • 1A strict or overzealous observer of liturgical rubrics.

  • 2A rubricator.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Quarterly Review. From rubric + -ist. With sense 1 compare Italian rubricista, earlier rubrician, and slightly earlier rubricism.

Pronunciation

rubricist

/ˈruːbrɪsɪst/