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pollster

[pohl-ster] /ˈpoʊl stər/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is the taking of public-opinion polls.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism; poll1 + -ster
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Examples for pollster
  • He started out as a pollster actually in the merchandise business, and much before anybody ever thought about it in politics.
  • It makes me wonder if what they tell the pollster is what they really believe, to the extent that they say it.
  • They are not reflective of the nation, only of the bias the pollster is showing.
British Dictionary definitions for pollster

pollster

/ˈpəʊlstə/
noun
1.
a person who conducts opinion polls
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