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synonyms for etymologist

  • linguist
  • wordsmith
  • glossarist
  • lexicologist
  • philologist
  • phonetician
  • phonologist
  • polyglot
  • definer
  • dictionarist
  • dictionary editor
  • dictionary maker
  • glossarian
  • glossographer
  • glossologist
  • glottologist
  • lexicographist
  • philologer
  • philologian
  • phoneticist
  • vocabulist
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How to use etymologist in a sentence

Languages of this latter kind are of subordinate value to the Etymologist.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
But Horne Tooke, in his zeal as an etymologist, forgot altogether to attend to the construction of the passage.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 73, MARCH 22, 1851VARIOUS
The etymologist finds the deadest word to have been once a brilliant picture.
ESSAYS, SECOND SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
I will now give a few examples of the way in which the study of semantics helps the etymologist.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
The etymologist must either be an antiquary or must know where to go for sound antiquarian information.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
Tito told a tale in a jargon which only an etymologist could have sifted into words.
FAIRFAX AND HIS PRIDEMARIE VAN VORST
It is presumed, however, on grounds that satisfy the etymologist.
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
No etymologist could have accounted for the name of our nation had he not had recourse to our annals.
AMENITIES OF LITERATUREISAAC DISRAELI
It is to be feared that there is more of the poet than the sound etymologist in this derivation of the Eden.
THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, VOL. VIIWILLIAM WORDSWORTH
It came to mean "come," says the Chinese etymologist, "because corn comes from heaven."
CHINA AND THE CHINESEHERBERT ALLEN GILES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ETYMOLOGIST

  • definer
  • dictionarist
  • dictionary editor
  • dictionary maker
  • etymologist
  • glossarian
  • glossarist
  • glossographer
  • glossologist
  • glottologist
  • lexicographist
  • lexicologist
  • linguist
  • philologer
  • philologian
  • philologist
  • phonetician
  • phoneticist
  • phonologist
  • polyglot
  • vocabulist
  • wordsmith
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.