Ist Suffix in English – Meaning, words with Suffix ‘Ist’

Ist suffix meaning

The suffix "ist" denotes a person who practices something or holds certain principles.


Words with the suffix ‘ist’

Here are a few commonly used words which have suffix ist. The meanings of the words are also given for the convenience of students.

  1. Absolute + ist = Absolutist. one who holds absolute principles in political, philosophical or theological matters
  2. Active + ist = Activist. one who campaigns to bring about political or social change
  3. Anthropology + ist = Anthropologist. An expert or a student of anthropology
  4. Archaeology + ist = Archaeologist. one who studies human history and prehistory
  5. Art + ist = Artist. one who creates paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby
  6. Buddha + ist = Buddhist. An adherent of the religion based on the teachings of Buddha
  7. Cartoon + ist = Cartoonist. An artist who draws cartoons
  8. Physics + ist = Physicist. An expert in or a student of physics
  9. Psychiatry + ist = Psychiatrist. A medical practitioner specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness
  10. Psychology + ist = Psychologist. An expert or specialist in psychology
  11. Environmental + ist = Environmentalist. A person who is concerned about the environment
  12. Endocrinology + ist = Endocrinologist. a medical practitioner qualified to diagnose and treat disorders of the endocrine glands and hormones
  13. Gynaecology + ist = Gynaecologist. A physician or surgeon qualified to practice gynaecology
  14. Oncology + ist = Oncologists. A medical practitioner qualified to diagnose and treat tumours.
  15. Essay + ist = Essayist. A person who writes essays, especially as a literary genre
  16. Experimental + ist = Experimentalist. One who experiments specifically
  17. Feminism + ist = Feminist. A person who supports feminism
  18. Flora + ist = Florist. A person who sells and arranges cut flowers
  19. Style + ist = Stylist. A designer of fashionable styles of clothing
  20. Geology + ist = Geologist. An expert or student of geology
  21. Guitar + ist = Guitarist. A person who plays the guitar
  22. Individual + ist = Individualist. A person who is independent and self reliant
  23. Industrial + ist = Industrialist. A person involved in the ownership and management of industry
  24. Instrumental + ist = Instrumentalist. A player of a musical instrument
  25. Journal + ist = Journalist. A person who writes or prepares news to be broadcast
  26. Nutrition + ist = Nutritionist. A person who studies or is an expert in nutrition
  27. Reception + ist = Receptionist. A person who deals with clients and visitors to an office.


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