Logomachist
Logomachist \Lo*gom"a*chist\, n. [See {Logomachy}.] One who contends about words. [1913 Webster]

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  • logomachist — noun One who starts fights about the meaning of words …   Wiktionary

  • logomachist — lo·gom·a·chist …   English syllables

  • logomachist — A person who engages in a war of words …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • logomachist — noun someone given to disputes over words • Syn: ↑logomach • Derivationally related forms: ↑logomachy • Hypernyms: ↑disputant, ↑controversialist, ↑eristic …   Useful english dictionary

  • logomach — noun someone given to disputes over words • Syn: ↑logomachist • Derivationally related forms: ↑logomachy (for: ↑logomachist) • Hypernyms: ↑disputant, ↑c …   Useful english dictionary

  • logomachy — logomachic /law geuh mak ik, log euh /, logomachical, adj. logomachist, logomach, n. /loh gom euh kee/, n., pl. logomachies. 1. a dispute about or concerning words. 2. an argument or debate marked by the reckless or incorrect use of words;… …   Universalium

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  • disputant — Synonyms and related words: Philadelphia lawyer, apologist, arguer, argufier, battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, bitter ender, blade, bravo, brawler, bully, bullyboy, casuist, combatant, competitor, contender, contestant,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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