Meaning of moralist

mor•al•ist

Pronunciation: (môr'u-list, mor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who teaches or inculcates morality.
  2. a philosopher concerned with the principles of morality.
  3. a person who practices morality.
  4. a person concerned with regulating the morals of others, as by imposing censorship.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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