Meaning of “controversialist” in the English Dictionary

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"controversialist" in British English

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controversialistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒn.trəˈvɜː.ʃəl.ɪst/ us /ˌkɑːn.trəˈvɝː.ʃəl.ɪst/

a person who likes to disagree with other people and say things that make people angry or think about a subject:

a religious controversialist

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

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