Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The recorder of a death; a writer of obituaries; a biographer.

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  • noun One who writes obituaries

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Examples

  • According to my great-grandfather's slightly po-faced obituarist in The Gippsland Times, "His Lordship referred in eloquent terms to the life of the deceased."

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  • As one obituarist notes, he turned the reality distortion field into reality.

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  • • Yet again your movie obituarist Ronald Bergan has excelled himself.

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  • I note, however, that no obituarist reports what Beichman told me, that his family sat shiva when he married a non-Jewish woman, or reflects upon what that means for assimilation.

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  • I note, however, that no obituarist reports what Beichman told me, that his family sat shiva when he married a non-Jewish woman, or reflects upon what that means for assimilation.

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  • I note, however, that no obituarist reports what Beichman told me, that his family sat shiva when he married a non-Jewish woman, or reflects upon what that means for assimilation.

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  • Seven books in 14 years was not a prolific pace; Lyall put it down to laziness but, according to an anonymous obituarist in the Daily Telegraph, it was actually due more to his concern that details in his writing be technically accurate.

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  • Seven books in 14 years was not a prolific pace; Lyall put it down to laziness but, according to an anonymous obituarist in the Daily Telegraph, it was actually due more to his concern that details in his writing be technically accurate.

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  • Sun obituarist Stephen Miller recalls the day the deal came together:

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  • He easily outlived all his more famous contemporaries, and became in a sense their living witness as well as their official obituarist.

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