Definition of Tropist

1. n. One who deals in tropes; specifically, one who avoids the literal sense of the language of Scripture by explaining it as mere tropes and figures of speech.



Definition of Tropist

1. Noun. One who deals in tropes. ¹

2. Noun. One who avoids the literal meaning of the language of Scripture by explaining it as mere tropes and figures of speech. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tropist

1. a user of tropes [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tropist

tropidine
tropilidene
tropilidenes
tropin
tropine
tropine dehydrogenase
tropine mandelate
tropine tropate
tropines
troping
tropinone
tropinone reductase
tropins
tropism
tropisms
tropist (current term)
tropistic
tropists
tropo-
tropocollagen
tropocollagens
tropoelastin
tropologic
tropological
tropologically
tropologies
tropologize
tropologized
tropologizes
tropologizing

Literary usage of Tropist

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1. The Manuscripts of Sedulius: A Provisional Handlist by Carl P. E. Springer (1995)
"... et TropisT MS 9 (1947), 141-50; Glauche, pp. 52, 56, and 92; Halm, Catalogus, same as above, vol. 2.3, p. 248; Huemer, "Glossen," passim; Colette Jeudy, ..."

2. Annual Report by Royal Melbourne Hospital (1869)
"... as well as the philan- tropist, is interested in ascertaining to what causes at work in our community, the deterioration of brain is attributable. ..."

3. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"One never reads a description like this by a typical experimentalist, especially if he be a pure tropist, or by a meagerly trained zoologist! ..."

4. A History of the United States in Chronological Order: From the Discovery of by Emery E. Childs (1886)
"... of the New York Herald was despatched to his residence at Peterboro', KY, where he had a long interview with that distinguished philan- tropist. ..."

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