Definitions for publicistˈpʌb lə sɪst
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pub•li•cistˈpʌb lə sɪst(n.)
a person who publicizes, esp. a press agent or public-relations consultant.
Category: Common Vocabulary
an expert in public or political affairs.
Origin of publicist:
1785–95; < G; see public , -ist
publicist, publicizer, publiciser(noun)
someone who publicizes
A person whose job is to publicize information or events; a publicity agent; a public relations agent or worker
A journalist, often a commentator, who focusses on politics
(Rare/obsolescent) A scholar of public law, especially public international law, and, sometimes, a scholar of politics.
Origin: From publiciste.
a writer on the laws of nature and nations; one who is versed in the science of public right, the principles of government, etc