etymologist etymologist


  • (n) a lexicographer who specializes in etymology


  1. Some future etymologist studying the phrases of the '60s will do well, then, to examine the content of the film The Guru.
  2. William Saroyan, who wallows in language like a dieter in a delicatessen, is this week's guest etymologist.
  3. No etymologist would be content to own just one dictionary.


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anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /