deltiologist
A collector of picture postcards

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • deltiologist — noun A collector of picture postcards …   Wiktionary

  • deltiologist — n. person who collects picture postcards …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deltiologist — [ˌdɛltɪ ɒlədʒɪst] noun a person who collects postcards as a hobby. Derivatives deltiology noun Origin 1940s: from Gk deltion (dimin. of deltos writing tablet ) + logist …   English new terms dictionary

  • deltiologist — del·ti·ol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • deltiologist — ˌdeltēˈäləjə̇st noun ( s) : a person whose hobby is deltiology …   Useful english dictionary

  • deltiology and deltiologist —    Deltiology is the collecting of picture postcards. A deltiologist is a collector of them. Short of framing them, a preferred means of storing and displaying postcards is in polypropylene sheet protectors …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • deltiology — deltiological /del tee euh loj i keuhl/, adj. deltiologist, n. /del tee ol euh jee/, n. the hobby of collecting post cards. [1945 50; < Gk deltí(on), dim. of déltos writing tablet + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • scripophily —    A branch of numismatics, the study or collection of financial documents such works on paper as certificates of stock, bond, deed, etc. Short of framing them, a preferred means of storing and displaying scripophily is in polypropylene sheet… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • deltiology — /dɛltiˈɒlədʒi/ (say deltee oluhjee) noun the collection and study of postcards. {Greek deltion, diminutive of deltos writing tablet + logy} –deltiologist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • deltiology — ☆ deltiology [del΄tē äl′ə jē ] n. the collection and study of postcards, usually as a hobby deltiologist n …   English World dictionary

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