lexicographer


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lex·i·cog·ra·pher

 (lĕk′sĭ-kŏg′rə-fər)
n.
One who writes, compiles, or edits a dictionary.

lex•i•cog•ra•pher

(ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒg rə fər)

n.
a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.
[1650–60; < Late Greek lexikográphos. See lexicon, -o-, -grapher]

lexicographer

A person who compiles or writes dictionaries.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lexicographer - a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
compiler - a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
etymologist - a lexicographer who specializes in etymology
linguist, linguistic scientist - a specialist in linguistics
neologist - a lexicographer of new words and expressions
synonymist - a student of synonyms
Translations
lexikografslovníkář
leksikograf
lexikográfusszótáríró
leksikografas

lexicographer

[ˌleksɪˈkɒgrəfəʳ] Nlexicógrafo/a m/f

lexicographer

[ˌleksiˈkɒgrəfər] nlexicographe m/f

lexicographer

nLexikograf(in) m(f)

lexicographer

[ˌlɛksɪˈkɒgrəfəʳ] nlessicografo/a
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In the principles of religion and morality, Miss Sedley will be found worthy of an establishment which has been honoured by the presence of THE GREAT LEXICOGRAPHER, and the patronage of the admirable Mrs.
Such understanding as this may belong to lexicographers and students, but not to ordinary mortals in ordinary life.
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IT is often called the 'Capital of the Highlands', a phrase coined by the great lexicographer Dr Samuel Johnson when he toured the North of Scotland in the company of James Boswell in the late 18th Century.
Unfriend has real lex-appeal," the Herald Sun quoted Christine Lindberg, senior lexicographer for Oxford's US dictionary program as saying.
At Oxford, where he took a First Class degree, followed by a PhD, he worked as a lexicographer for the Oxford English Dictionary.
Lexicographer Jeremy Marshall said: "Words and phrases are included when they are thought to be sufficiently widely used.
editor and world-renowned lexicographer, and Kathy Rooney, Bloomsbury editor in chief, led more than 320 expert editors, lexicographers and consultants from 20 English-speaking countries who used a combination of computer and Internet technology to compile, edit and research the comprehensive resource.
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The late Urdang was a lexicographer, and Ruffner is a reference publisher.
It wouldn't surprise me if in 50 years there was no longer a need for 'hello' and 'goodbye' in general or certainly in electronic communication,' said Mr Green, a lexicographer and author of a dictionary of slang.