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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-yoo-puhngk-cher-ist]
    • /ˈæk yʊˌpʌŋk tʃər ɪst/
    • /ˈækjʊpʌŋkʧərɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-yoo-puhngk-cher-ist]
    • /ˈæk yʊˌpʌŋk tʃər ɪst/

Definitions of acupuncturist word

  • countable noun acupuncturist An acupuncturist is a person who performs acupuncture. 3
  • noun acupuncturist a person, as a physician, chiropractor, or layperson, who practices acupuncture. 1
  • noun acupuncturist A healthcare professional who is qualified or professionally engaged in the practice of acupuncture. 1
  • noun acupuncturist sb who does pain-relief therapy using needles 1

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Origin of acupuncturist

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55; acupuncture + -ist

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Parts of speech for Acupuncturist


acupuncturist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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