Med·al·ist, n. [Written also medallist.]
1. A person that is skilled or curious in medals; a collector of medals.
2. A designer of medals.
3. One who has gained a medal as the reward of merit; as, the gold medalist in downhill skiing.
n 1: someone who has won a medal [syn: medallist]
2: (golf) the winner at medal play of a tournament [syn: medallist,