orthoepist
noun see orthoepy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • orthoepist — or tho*[ e]*pist ([^o]r th[ o]*[ e]*p[i^]st), n. One who is skilled in ortho[ e]py. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orthoepist — or·tho·e·pist (ôr thōʹə pĭst, ôrʹthō ĕp ĭst) n. A specialist in orthoepy, especially one of a number of 16th and 17th century scholars who proposed reforms of English spelling so that it would more systematically reflect pronunciation. * * * …   Universalium

  • orthoepist — noun someone who studies the way words are pronounced …   Wiktionary

  • orthoepist — n. expert on proper pronunciationÉ”r θəʊəpɪst / ɔːθəʊepɪst …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orthoepist — or·tho·epist …   English syllables

  • orthoepist — noun a practitioner of orthoepy (especially one of the 17th or 18th century scholars who proposed to reform English spelling so it would reflect pronunciation more closely) • Hypernyms: ↑phonologist …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthoepy — noun Etymology: New Latin orthoepia, from Greek orthoepeia, from orth + epos word more at voice Date: 1668 1. the customary pronunciation of a language 2. the study of the pronunciation of a language • orthoepic adjective • orthoepically adverb • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • One (word) — One is a common word in the English language. It can mean either the number 1 or be used as a pronoun.EtymologyThe Old English án is in Old Frisian ân, ên, Old Saxon ên (Middle Dutch, Dutch een ), Old High German (Middle High German, German) ein …   Wikipedia

  • orthoepy — orthoepic /awr thoh ep ik/, orthoepical, adj. orthoepist, n. orthoepistic, adj. /awr thoh euh pee, awr thoh ep ee/, n. the study of correct pronunciation. Also, orthoëpy. [1660 70; < Gk orthoépeia correctness of diction, equiv. to …   Universalium

  • grammarian — Synonyms and related words: dialectician, etymologer, etymologist, glossarist, glossographer, grammaticaster, grammatist, lexicographer, lexicologist, linguist, linguistic scholar, linguistic scientist, linguistician, orthoepist, paleographer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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