Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of a convention.
  • noun One who makes a bargain or contract. [Rare.]

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who enters into a convention, covenant, or contract.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who enters into a convention, covenant, or contract.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

convention +‎ -ist

Examples

  • Well, sometimes those in power need to be brought back down and I imagine that you have many fond relationships with individuals who would be deeply hurt should you declare yourself conventionist openly and begin to help shape events towards our first national convention.

    Open Letter to Dick Durbin

  • IT must needs to be a hostile kind of a world, when the buyer (if it be but of a sorry post-chaise) cannot go forth with the seller thereof into the street, to terminate the difference betwixt them, but he instantly falls into the same frame of mind, and views his conventionist with the same sort of eye, as if he was going along with him to Hyde Park Corner to fight a duel.

    9. In the Street. Calais

  • It must needs be a hostile kind of a world, when the buyer (if it be but of a sorry post-chaise) cannot go forth with the seller thereof into the street to terminate the difference betwixt them, but he instantly falls into the same frame of mind, and views his conventionist with the same sort of eye, as if he was going along with him to Hyde-park corner to fight a duel.

    A sentimental journey through France and Italy

  • It must needs be a hostile kind of a world, when the buyer (if it be but of a sorry post-chaise) cannot go forth with the seller thereof into the street to terminate the difference betwixt them, but he instantly falls into the same frame of mind, and views his conventionist with the same sort of eye, as if he was going along with him to Hyde-park corner to fight a duel.

    A Sentimental Journey

  • It must needs be a hostile kind of a world, when the buyer (if it be but of a sorry post-chaise) cannot go forth with the seller thereof into the street to terminate the difference betwixt them, but he instantly falls into the same frame of mind, and views his conventionist with the same sort of eye, as if he was going along with him to Hyde-park corner to fight a duel.

    A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

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