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- n. One who deals in tropes.
- n. One who avoids the literal meaning of the language of Scripture by explaining it as mere tropes and figures of speech.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who deals in tropes
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who deals in tropes; especially, one who explains the Scriptures by tropes, or figures of speech.
trope + -ist. Compare French tropiste. (Wiktionary)