Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of a cabal.
  • n. A person skilled in esoteric matters.
  • n. A student of the Jewish Kaballah.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in the cabala, or the mysteries of Jewish traditions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One versed in or engaged in the study of the cabala or mystic philosophy of the Jews.
  • n. In general, an occultist; a mystic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a student of the Jewish Kabbalah
  • n. an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
  • n. a member of a cabal

Etymologies

cabal +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He simply asserts that the President is a "cabalist" and leaves it at that.

    The Rule of Reason

  • Basically he has bought in so completely to the denialist/cabalist camp, he will believe any of their lies.

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  • During the Stuart Restoration period, the pro-satanic Rosicrucian and cabalist cultism around the Stuart court seized upon the case of Robert Bruce to reorganize the cult in a new form.

    Lyndon LaRouche on Satanism by Grand Magister Blackwood | Disinformation

  • The modern spread of witchcraft in English-speaking nations, began during the sixteenth century, in the setting of imported cabalist and Rosicrucian cults built up around Oxford and Cambridge.

    Lyndon LaRouche on Satanism by Grand Magister Blackwood | Disinformation

  • Mr. Keats establishes this idea with a mock-foreword by an academic mock-author (Jay Katz, Ph. D.), in a Princess Bride sort of vein, about finding, among buried papers excavated from the ruins of a lost German synagogue, the records of a rogue cabalist who blasphemously wrote down the true stories of some of these 36.

    Saints Alive

  • Michael Ben-Horin, an anti-disengagement protester, on organizing a cabalist ritual to put a curse on Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for his plan to withdraw from Gaza.

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  • Of course, with the protean Madonna, who has reinvented herself from Material Girl to erotic icon to domestic supermom, the new, more cerebral figure of cabalist is a daring twist, and there are those who admire her ingenuity as an aging artist though perhaps a T-shirt during a California performance on the tour that read “Kabbalists Do It Better” went a little far.

    A Jewish Madonna? Is That a Mystery?

  • So the curious must be content to consult some other cabalist, --

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • They selected the head of their curate, who had recently died, -- on the ground that, as he had studied algebra, he was a great cabalist, and any numbers from his head would be sure to draw a prize.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • HEINRICH CORNELIUS AGRIPPA VON NETTESHEIM, a German alchemist, philosopher, and cabalist, of noble ancestry, was born at Cologne, on the Rhine, September 14, 1486.

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