lexicographic lexicographic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to lexicography

Usage(s):

  1. Any word that seems to be a good candidate for an update undergoes rigorous scrutiny as the editors seek input from a panel of some 200 orthographic and lexicographic whizzes.
  2. Lemkin, a haunted refugee and relentless lobbyist, managed to construct a lasting norm, as Webster's and the Oxford English Dictionary granted his coinage lexicographic admission.

News

  • Was It A Coup? The White House Still Isn’t Saying

    Nearly a week after the Egyptian military deposed President Mohamed Morsi, White House press secretary Jay Carney said the Obama Administration still hasn’t determined if the apparent coup d’état was indeed a coup. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Carney engaged in a bit of lexicographic jujitsu when repeatedly asked if, when and why the U.S. hasn’t called Morsi’s ouster a coup. He said the U.S ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Swampland

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