Definitions for ideologist
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
i•de•ol•o•gyˌaɪ diˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌɪd i-(n.)(pl.)-gies.
the body of doctrine or thought that guides an individual, social movement, institution, or group.
such a body forming a political or social program, along with the devices for putting it into operation.
theorizing of a visionary or impractical nature.
the study of the nature and origin of ideas.
a philosophical system that derives ideas exclusively from sensation.
Origin of ideology:
1790–1800; cf. F idéologie
an advocate of some ideology
One who theorizes or idealizes; one who advocates the doctrines of ideology.
one who treats of ideas; one who theorizes or idealizes; one versed in the science of ideas, or who advocates the doctrines of ideology