linguistician
noun Date: 1895 linguist 2

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  • linguistician — noun A linguist A person who studies linguistics is usually referred to as a linguist. The more accurate term linguistician is too much of a tongue twister to become generally accepted. Teach Yourself Linguistics , by Jean Aitchison …   Wiktionary

  • linguistician — One who is annoyingly erudite and pedantic, though not always right, about word use. Archibald held forth on lose versus loose for an hour, proving himself a veritable linguistician …   Dictionary of american slang

  • linguistician — One who is annoyingly erudite and pedantic, though not always right, about word use. Archibald held forth on lose versus loose for an hour, proving himself a veritable linguistician …   Dictionary of american slang

  • linguistician — linguistics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the scientific study of language and its structure. DERIVATIVES linguistician noun …   English terms dictionary

  • linguistician — /ling gwi stish euhn/, n. linguist (def. 1). [1890 95; LINGUISTIC + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • linguistician — n. linguist, one who specializes in linguistics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • linguistician — noun (C) a linguist (2) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • linguistician — lin·guis·ti·cian …   English syllables

  • linguistician — lin•guis•ti•cian [[t]ˌlɪŋ gwɪˈstɪʃ ən[/t]] n. ling. linguist 1) • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • linguistician — ˌliŋgwəˈstishən noun ( s) Etymology: linguistic + an : linguist 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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