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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