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See definition of philologist on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrammarian
  • as inlexicographer
  • as inlinguist

synonyms for philologist

  • rhetorician
  • grammatist
  • linguist
  • wordsmith
  • etymologist
  • glossarist
  • lexicologist
  • 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 philologist in a sentence

John Pickering, an eminent American philologist, died at Boston, aged 60.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And why should not a philologist be able to answer questions acutely?
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
The professor, a distinguished philologist, was worried, and he looked it.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
A great but careless linguist, Borrow was assuredly no philologist.
THE ROMANY RYEGEORGE BORROW
These are of so remarkable a type as to have puzzled every philologist and paleographer who has attempted their decipherment.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
And so he, too, the grammarian and philologist, succumbed to the allegorical and symbolical method he condemned.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
(b) The inability of the philologist to train his pupils, even with the help of the ancients.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
The philologist now practises unconsciously a number of such occupations and habits.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Philologist after philologist has swooped down on Homer in the mistaken belief that something of him can be obtained by force.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Goethe as a German poet-philologist; Wagner as a still higher stage: his clear glance for the only worthy position of art.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
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WORDS RELATED TO PHILOLOGIST

  • grammatist
  • philologist
  • rhetorician
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