Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who makes or favours a version of a text; a translator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes or favors a version; a translator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who makes a version; a translator; also, one who favors a certain version or translation.

Etymologies

version +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I do get a sizable draw — a salary — as a corporate officer, but I've been treating it like Monopoly money, funneling almost all of it off to needy Re-versionist causes as soon as it hits my account.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • Nor will any modern versionist relegate to a foot-note, as is the malpractice of his banal brotherhood, the striking and often startling phases of the foreign author's phraseology and dull the text with well-worn and commonplace English equivalents, thus doing the clean reverse of what he should do.

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus

  • Nor will my modern versionist relegate to a foot-note, as is the malpractice of his banal brotherhood the interesting and often startling phases of his foreign author's phraseology and dull the text with its commonplace English equivalent -- thus doing the clean reverse of what he should do.

    Arabian nights. English

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