logophile


logophile
A person who loves words

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • logophile — /law geuh fuyl , log euh /, n. a lover of words. [LOGO + PHILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • logophile — noun one who loves words; a word buff …   Wiktionary

  • logophile — a lover of words Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • logophile — [ lɒgə(ʊ)fʌɪl] noun a lover of words. Origin early 20th cent.: from Gk logos word + phile …   English new terms dictionary

  • logophile — log•o•phile [[t]ˈlɔ gəˌfaɪl, ˈlɒg ə [/t]] n. cvb a lover of words • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • logophile — /law geuh fuyl , log euh /, n. a lover of words. [LOGO + PHILE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • logo- — ♦ Élément, du gr. logos « parole, discours ». ⇒ logie. logo élément, du gr. logos, parole, discours . ⇒LOG(O) , (LOG , LOGO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. entrant avec ses différentes accept. dans la constr. de mots savants. I. [Log(o) est issu …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • log- — ⇒LOG(O) , (LOG , LOGO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. entrant avec ses différentes accept. dans la constr. de mots savants. I. [Log(o) est issu de « mot, parole, discours ».] A. [Les mots désignent une caractéristique, une activité ling. ou liée …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Robin Skelton — (October 12 1925 – August 22 1997) was a British born academic, writer, poet, and anthologist.Born in Easington, Yorkshire, Skelton was educated at the University of Leeds and Cambridge University. From 1944 to 1947, he served with the Royal Air… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Harrington Elster — (1957, New York City)[1] is an American writer, broadcaster, and logophile. In 1998, he, along with Richard Lederer, became founding co hosts of the weekly radio show, A Way with Words, broadcast by KPBS, San Diego Public Radio, and heard… …   Wikipedia


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