Meaning of “anaesthetist” in the English Dictionary

"anaesthetist" in British English

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anaesthetistnoun [ C ]

mainly UK US usually anesthetist uk /əˈniːs.θə.tɪst/ us /əˈnes.θə.t̬ɪst/

a doctor who gives anaesthetic to people in hospital

verb [ T ] UK usually anaesthetise, US usually anesthetize uk /əˈniːs.θə.taɪz/ us /əˈnes.θə.taɪz/

(Definition of “anaesthetist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)