Meaning of “classicist” in the English Dictionary

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classicistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈklæs.ɪ.sɪst/ us /ˈklæs.ə.sɪst/

Examples from literature

  • He was a classicist and a student very much more than a man of action. 
  • His understanding was solid, but he was a thorough classicist, and his taste in poetry was formed on Pope. 

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