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-ist

 
part of speech: suffix
definition 1: a suffix that means a person who does or makes.
An artist is a person who makes art.A pianist is a person who plays the piano.
definition 2: a suffix used for someone who is skilled in or works at.
A chemist is a person who has studied chemistry and who works with chemicals.
definition 3: a suffix that means a person who believes in or follows certain teachings.
A Buddhist is a person who follows the teachings of Buddha.