Definition of ethnicist in English:

ethnicist

noun

  • 1rare An expert in or student of ethnology or ethnicity.

  • 2A supporter or champion of a particular ethnic group or of certain ethnic types; an advocate of ethnic self-determination or nationalism, or of ethnic separation.

  • 3A person with an interest in or enthusiasm for foreign or exotic culture, food, dress, etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From ethnic + -ist.

Pronunciation

ethnicist

/ˈɛθnɪsɪst/