[kol-uh m-nist, -uh-mist] /ˈkɒl əm nɪst, -ə mɪst/

the writer or editor of a newspaper or magazine .
/ˈkɒləmɪst; -əmnɪst/
a journalist who writes a regular feature in a newspaper: a gossip columnist

1920, from column in the newspaper sense + -ist.


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