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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kron-i-kuh l]
    • /ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl/
    • /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.kl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kron-i-kuh l]
    • /ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl/

Definitions of chronicler word

  • noun chronicler a chronological record of events; a history. 1
  • verb with object chronicler to record in or as in a chronicle. 1
  • noun chronicler A person who writes accounts of important or historical events. 1
  • noun chronicler writer of an account or history 1
  • noun chronicler a person who writes a chronicle. 0

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Origin of chronicler

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; Middle English cronicle < Anglo-French, variant, with -le -ule, of Old French cronique < Medieval Latin cronica (feminine singular), Latin chronica (neuter plural) < Greek chroniká annals, chronology; see chronic

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Parts of speech for Chronicler


chronicler popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chronicler usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chronicler

noun chronicler

  • historian — an expert in history; authority on history.
  • recorder — a person who records, especially as an official duty.
  • historiographer — a historian, especially one appointed to write an official history of a group, period, or institution.
  • annalist — a writer of annals
  • reporter — a person who reports.

Top questions with chronicler

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