Definitions

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  • n. A speaker who delivers a funeral oration (eulogy) for a deceased person.
  • n. A person who praises another person or thing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who eulogizes or praises; panegyrist; encomiast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who pronounces a eulogy; one who praises highly or excessively.

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

  • n. an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics

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Examples

  • If there is even a suspicion of truth in tributes which have, to the last eulogist, declared the sublime, apple-tumescing appeal of a plump, lustful, self-destructive alcoholic, whose excesses make top femme fatale Angelina Jolie look like a much tattooed Milly-Molly-Mandy, you have to wonder if blanched, gristly diet victims along Renée Zellweger's lines really represent any kind of shared ideal.

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  • Wanted ASAP: eulogist for former leader of a political party.

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  • Over 20 minutes and 973 words with just the right pauses in just the right places, the king of the Tri-fold brochure became a professional eulogist.

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  • One important twist that I should have mentioned above was that the orator/eulogist also sort of murdered them.

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  • When Tiger Woods walked through the dark velvet curtains at his news conference in Florida Friday, he looked more like a eulogist in shock about to address a family funeral than a superstar athlete facing a global television audience.

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  • On his death in 1941 a Senate eulogist said the end of Prohibition had been “the one great disappointment and abiding sorrow” of his life.

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  • On November 10, writers Peter Baker and Clifford Krauss headlined, "President, at Service, Hails Fort Hood's Fallen (in assuming) the role of national eulogist (and leading) the country in mourning ...."

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  • President Obama took on the role of national eulogist on Tuesday for the first time since assuming office as he led the country in mourning 13 active and retired soldiers gunned down not on a foreign battlefield but here on their home post by one of their own.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: President, at Service, Hails Fort Hood's Fallen

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  • In the words of her friend and eulogist Marian G. Greenberg, Schoolman was “a woman of moral and intellectual integrity, who had the courage to live in accordance with her convictions.”

    Bertha Singer Schoolman.

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