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symbolist

sym·bol·ist

symbolist

 
pronunciation:
sIm b lihst
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who uses, studies, or interprets symbols or symbolism.
definition 2: a writer or artist who uses symbolic language, imagery, and the like to portray ideas, emotions, and attitudes, esp. any of certain French artists or writers in the latter part of the nineteenth century.
derivations: symbolistic (adj.), symbolistically (adv.)