verbalist
noun Date: circa 1609 1. one who stresses words above substance or reality 2. a person who uses words skillfully • verbalistic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • verbalist — verbàlist (verbalȉst) m DEFINICIJA onaj koji se utječe verbalizmu, koji se služi verbalizmom; onaj koji puno govori, pričalo, frazer ETIMOLOGIJA vidi verbalan …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Verbalist — Ver bal*ist, n. A literal adherent to, or a minute critic of, words; a literalist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • verbàlist — (verbalı̏st) m (verbalìstica, verbàlistkinja ž) onaj koji se utječe verbalizmu, koji se služi verbalizmom; onaj koji puno govori, pričalo, frazer …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • verbalist — [vʉr′bəlist] n. 1. a person skilled in verbal expression; one who uses words well 2. a person who places more importance on words than on the facts or ideas they convey verbalistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • verbalist — verbalistic, adj. /verr beuh list/, n. 1. a person skilled in the use of words. 2. a person who is more concerned with words than with ideas or reality. [1600 10; VERBAL + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • verbalist — noun a) One who possesses verbal or oratorical skill. b) One who favors words or the wording of something over its meaning or the idea behind it …   Wiktionary

  • Verbalist — Ver|ba|lịst, der; en, en (abwertend): 1. (bildungsspr.) jmd., der mehr Wert auf Bezeichnung u. Formulierung als auf die Sache, den Inhalt legt. 2. (Päd.) Anhänger des ↑Verbalismus (2) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Verbalist — Ver|ba|lịst 〈 [vɛr ] m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 jmd., der viele Worte macht, der mehr Wert auf Wort u. Formulierung als auf die Sache legt …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Verbalist — Ver|ba|list der; en, en <zu ↑...ist> Anhänger, Vertreter des Verbalismus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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