[ dɪˈtɛktərɪst ]
next word
Part of Speechnoun
Origin + Etymology
From metal detector + -ist
a person whose hobby is using a metal detector
A local metal detectorist was at the beach looking for valuable coins.
Usage Over Time
Stay Connected

Sign up to receive the word of the day, sent straight to your inbox.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.