Translation of "chemist" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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chemistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkem.ɪst/ us /ˈkem.ɪst/

chemist noun [ C ] (SCIENCE)

B1 a person who studies chemistry, or a scientist who works with chemicals or studies their reactions



  • Chemists at pharmaceutical companies are vying to create a cure for migraine.
  • Chemists at Princeton University have been following a new curriculum.
  • She worked as a chemist for the water company.

chemist noun [ C ] (MEDICINE)

UK US pharmacist a person whose job is to prepare and sell medicines and other goods in a shop


A2 UK UK also chemist's, US drugstore a shop where you can buy medicines, make-up, and sometimes other things such as chocolate



  • I was given the wrong tablets when the chemist misread my prescription.
  • I'm just going to the chemist's for some aspirin.
  • Where's the nearest chemist?

(Translation of “chemist” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)