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synonyms for linguist

  • grammarian
  • interpreter
  • lexicographer
  • philologist
  • polyglot
  • glottologist
  • linguistician
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How to use linguist in a sentence

She started to read the work of linguist and political thinker Noam Chomsky in her spare time.
ONE YEAR AFTER GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH SPARKED A MOVEMENT, MANY PROTESTERS’ LIVES ARE FOREVER CHANGEDMARISSA LANGMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Semantic change” is what linguists call it when the meaning of a word changes over time.
A CRISPY CAULIFLOWER RECIPE WITH LEMON-MUSTARD DRESSING PROVES A CUTLET IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF ITDANIELA GALARZAMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I recently talked to a gesture linguist to learn how people use their hands in different cultures.
THE WOMAN WHO WILL DECIDE WHAT EMOJI WE GET TO USETANYA BASUMAY 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The team consulted linguists to define the parameters for a “male” and “female” voice and figure out where they overlap.
A FEMINIST INTERNET WOULD BE BETTER FOR EVERYONEEMILY LUONGAPRIL 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
That is Steven Pinker, the Harvard psychologist and linguist.
“WE GET ALL OUR GREAT STUFF FROM EUROPE — INCLUDING WITCH HUNTING.” (EP. 446)STEVEN D. LEVITTJANUARY 7, 2021FREAKONOMICS
The nature of this relationship puzzled historical linguists for two centuries.
THE ENGLISH WORD THAT HASN’T CHANGED IN SOUND OR MEANING IN 8,000 YEARS - FACTS SO ROMANTICSEVINDJ NURKIYAZOVANOVEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
I think that’s becoming truer and truer, especially the younger generation of linguists.
TALKING IS THROWING FICTIONAL WORLDS AT ONE ANOTHER - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEKEVIN BERGERSEPTEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
Peter Elmsly, a partner of the celebrated Paul Valliant, and himself an importer of books and no mean critic and linguist, died.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Bora on April 27, 1852, this prelate was a man of great culture and a distinguished linguist, who had travelled considerably.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
His mother was a highly educated woman, and was careful to make her son an accomplished linguist.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
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WORDS RELATED TO LINGUIST

  • analyst
  • annotator
  • artist
  • biographer
  • commentator
  • critic
  • decoder
  • delegate
  • editor
  • exegete
  • explicator
  • exponent
  • expositor
  • glossographer
  • guide
  • linguist
  • paraphraser
  • philosopher
  • professor
  • reviewer
  • scholar
  • speaker
  • spokesperson
  • writer
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