from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of chronologist.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word chronologists.


  • Dates, such as chronologists never dreamed of -- compared with which, those of Egypt's dynasties are as the latter to a child's reckoning of its birthdays -- have thus been presented to the now living generation, in connexion with the history of our planet. "[

    How to See the British Museum in Four Visits W. Blanchard Jerrold 1855

  • William S. Baring Gould places the tale in 1890, while other Holmesian chronologists look at 1895 as the date.


  • Expect Bush to pull particulary gifted chronologists off active duty in Iraq and put them on Texas Gym Patrol.

    amerikan skoolz @ work « raincoaster 2007

  • It would have been shorter for them to have avowed that God, after several ages, has given us sacred books to render us better men and not to make us geographers, chronologists, or etymologists.

    A Philosophical Dictionary 2007

  • Before many editions have been exhausted that will be changed to Modern Era (M.E.) 192 or M.E. 189 or M.E. 187, according to whether our chronologists decide upon 1914, the date of the outbreak of the Great War, or 1917, the beginning of the social revolution in Russia, or 1919, the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, as the conclusive opening of the Age of Frustration and the conflict for world unity.

    The Shape of Things to Come Herbert George 2006

  • Dendro chronologists should hang it up, relative to temperature studies. bender

    Green Alps #1 « Climate Audit 2006

  • The two chronologists looked up at that, faces masks.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact 2004

  • Chinese puzzle; and further, that no more than a provisional acceptance should be accorded any statement of the later native chronologists, until confirmed by contemporary records.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon" Various

  • _ -- Besides the solar and lunar cycles, there is a third of 15 years, called the cycle of indiction, frequently employed in the computations of chronologists.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary" Various

  • He points out that the Birth of Christ was fixed at the vernal equinox by certain early chronologists, on the strength of an elaborate and fantastic calculation based on

    Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan Clement A. Miles


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.