hygienist

[hahy-jee-nist, -jen-ist, hahy-jee-nist]
noun
1.
an expert in hygiene.
Also, hygeist, hygieist [hahy-jee-ist] .


Origin:
1835–45; hygiene + -ist

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hygienist, hygeist or hygieist (ˈhaɪdʒiːnɪst, ˈhaɪdʒiːɪst)
 
n
See also dental hygienist a person skilled in the practice of hygiene
 
hygeist, hygeist or hygieist
 
n
 
hygieist, hygeist or hygieist
 
n

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Example sentences
Lord knows, everyone from your grandma to your dental hygienist are going to be talking about it.
Then he began to have eyes for a dental hygienist, and that little romance took off hot as a bottle rocket.
Make sure your dentist and hygienist know that you have diabetes.
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