What is another word for lexicographer?

Pronunciation: [lˌɛksɪkˈɒɡɹəfə] (IPA)

A lexicographer is a person who writes or compiles dictionaries. There are a variety of synonyms available depending on the context in which the person's work is being discussed. For example, a word collector, terminologist, or linguist may all be used to refer to a lexicographer. Similarly, an etymologist, glossographer, or lexicologist may also be used to describe someone who works with dictionaries. Finally, a compiler, editor, or lexicographer's assistant may also be used to describe someone involved in the creation of a dictionary. Each of these terms has a slightly different connotation, but all can be used to describe someone who creates or works with words and definitions.

What are the hypernyms for Lexicographer?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Lexicographer?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Lexicographer

A few hundred yards off is a headland called "Doctor Johnson's Head," because the rocks at the extremity present somewhat the appearance of a human face with massive features, like those of the great lexicographer.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England"
W.H.G. Kingston
She then remembered the daily increase of stiffness in his figure: and a reflection upon his patient waiting, and simpleness, and lexicographer speech to expose his minor needs, touched her unused sense of humour on the side where it is tender in women, from being motherly.
"The Amazing Marriage, v3"
George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
All the four phrases make money, pledge, line, and idea, whereupon sentence of guilty was passed by the great lexicographer, are still at large, and, if it be not a bull to say so, more at large to-day than in the last century, since the area of their currency has been extended to America, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.
"Essays Æsthetical"
George Calvert

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