a person who uses or writes allegory.
historical examples

to the allegorist, the fable or plot in epic or dramatic poetry was only a rind to cover attractively the kernel of truth.
rhetoric and poetry in the renaissance donald lemen clark

such a story tempts the allegorist, and indeed the main drift of its meaning is unmistakable.
among famous books john kelman

we need not be so dense as to require the allegorist to say to us in so many words: “this is a parable.”
expositor’s bible: the song of solomon walter adeney

the allegorizer requires an allegorist to interpret him aright.
philo-judaeus of alexandria norman bentwich

whatever the primitive semitic allegorist may have thought, work is a blessing, not a curse.
the grey wig: stories and novelettes israel zangwill

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