noun. ['ˈkɑːlənɪst'] a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country.
- Pilgrim Father
- -ist (English)
- colony (English)
- colonia (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Colonist
Example sentences of the word colonist
In 1660, only 3 percent of the total colonist population consisted of slaves.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The expanding colonist population spread farther into the interior regions of North America.