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See definition of polyglot on Dictionary.com
  • as inlexicographer
  • as inlinguist
  • as intranslator

synonyms for polyglot

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

The frightened maid ceased to scold in her polyglot way and grew coherent.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
A sweet polyglot, but hurrying; it has the notes of many birds.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 1GILBERT WHITE
He calls this a humble tribute to the geniality of the English summer, and thinks that he may be termed a polyglot ablutionist.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
At this time the cars, always polyglot, are filled with shop-hands and workers, and no English at all is heard.
LETTERS FROM AMERICARUPERT BROOKE
On nearing The Bow the confusion ceased; the polyglot sounds were distinguishable only as a murmur.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
Thus began my friendship with Mr. Samuel Bagster of famous Polyglot memory.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONG LIFEJOHN STOUGHTON
Polyglot, pol′i-glot, adj. having or containing many languages.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Despite this polyglot commingling of types the British influence is upon everything.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
To know as many languages as a serpent is the ne plus ultra of polyglot erudition.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 22, NOVEMBER, 1878VARIOUS
Too restricted to absorb the constant influx of foreign elements, the inhabitants tend to become a highly mixed, polyglot breed.
INFLUENCES OF GEOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENTELLEN CHURCHILL SEMPLE
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO POLYGLOT

  • 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.