Etymology
Advertisement

alarmist (n.)

"one addicted to sounding alarms," 1793, from alarm (n.) + -ist.

updated on June 05, 2012

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of alarmist from WordNet

alarmist (n.)
a person who alarms others needlessly;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

Dictionary entries near alarmist

alar

Alaric

alarm

alarmed

alarmingly

alarmist

alarum

alas

Alaska

alastor

alate