advice columnist


advice columnist
advice columnist noun [countable] [singular advice columnist plural advice columnists]
Thesaurus: journalists and groups of journalistssynonym types of newspaper or magazinehyponym
Main entry: advice column

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advice columnist noun, pl ⋯ -nists [count]
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Main Entry:advice column

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adˈvice columnist [advice columnist] (NAmE) (BrE ˈagony aunt/uncle) noun
a person who writes in a newspaper or magazine giving advice in reply to people's letters about their personal problems
See also:agony aunt

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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