person who makes an apology one who talks or writes in defense of a trust a reason or an establishment specifically a person who contends in security of Christianity
- somebody who argues to guard or justify some plan or organization
- a person who tends to make an apology; person who speaks or writes in security of a trust, a reason, or an organization; specifically, a person who argues in protection of Christianity.
1630s, from French apologiste, from apologie (see apology).
(letter.) A person who makes an apology; one who speaks or writes in defense of a faith, an underlying cause, or an institution; specifically, one that contends in security of Christianity.
More visible dangers arise for the apologist in the region of science, historical or physical.