etymologist : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a lexicographer who specializes in etymology
- Some future etymologist studying the phrases of the '60s will do well, then, to examine the content of the film The Guru.
- By modern standards Johnson knew too little of early English to be a thorough etymologist, and as a grammarian he failed because he believed that "the syntax of this language is .
- William Saroyan, who wallows in language like a dieter in a delicatessen, is this week's guest etymologist.