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lexicographer

[ lek-si-kog-ruh-fer ]SEE DEFINITION OF lexicographer
  • noundictionary writer
  • noundictionary editor

Synonyms for lexicographer

  • linguist
  • wordsmith
  • etymologist
  • 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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A game said to be played with cards for some purpose to this lexicographer unknown.

Joseph Emerson Worcester, a celebrated American lexicographer.

It is as a lexicographer, however, that Barker is chiefly known.

Man has been defined by some lexicographer as a “cooking animal.”

He was Noah Webster, then at the beginning of his stormy career as a lexicographer.

Lexicographer as "a writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge."

Yes, that's Samuel—I'm glad you didn't say Ben was the lexicographer.

He had been a lexicographer and an associate magazine editor.

There is no obvious vulgarity in the lexicographer's definitions of the word "sex."

What words to come from the mouth of the great moralist and lexicographer!

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French lexicographe "lexicographer," from Greek lexikographos, from lexikon "wordbook" (see lexicon) + -graphos "writer," from graphein "to write" (see -graphy).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LEXICOGRAPHER

linguist

nounspecialist in language
  • glottologist
  • grammarian
  • interpreter
  • lexicographer
  • linguistician
  • philologist
  • polyglot
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