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ɪˈkɒn ə mɪstecon·o·mist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. economist, economic expertnoun

    an expert in the science of economics


  1. economistnoun

    An expert in economics, especially one who studies economic data and extracts higher-level information or proposes theories.

  2. economistnoun

    One concerned with political economy.

  3. economistnoun

    One who manages a household.

  4. economistnoun

    One who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor, judiciously, and without waste.

  5. Etymology: From économiste

Webster Dictionary

  1. Economistnoun

    one who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends money, time, or labor, judiciously, and without waste

  2. Economistnoun

    one who is conversant with political economy; a student of economics

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. conomiste.]


  1. Economist

    An economist is a professional in the social science discipline of economics. The individual may also study, develop, and apply theories and concepts from economics and write about economic policy. Within this field there are many sub-fields, ranging from the broad philosophical theories to the focused study of minutiae within specific markets, macroeconomic analysis, microeconomic analysis or financial statement analysis, involving analytical methods and tools such as econometrics, statistics, economics computational models, financial economics, mathematical finance and mathematical economics.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'economist' in Nouns Frequency: #2197

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  1. emoticons

  2. mesotonic

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of economist in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of economist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of economist in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Holtz-Eakin:

    I’m an economist, and I disagree, we know there’s lots of spending in the bill, and that it’s front-loaded.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I am not going to talk about big ideas like single-payer and then not level with people about how much it will cost. A respected health economist said these plans would cost a trillion dollars more a year. I'm not going to tell people that I will raise your incomes and not your taxes and not mean it.

  3. South KoreaVipin Narang:

    The Economist may have said 'Kim Jong Won,'.

  4. John Maynard Keynes:

    The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.

  5. Don Boyd:

    Almost any economist will tell you that we should treat all income equally, if you have $50,000 of income, it doesn't matter if it is from a pension, dividends or wages - tax law generally doesn't make too many distinctions.

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