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A writer or speaker who uses language pretentiously or carelessly.
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1. a person who uses words skilfully
2. censorious a person who uses words pretentiously
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word•mon•ger(ˈwɜrdˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-)
a writer or speaker who uses words pretentiously or with careless disregard for meaning.
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|Noun||1.||wordmonger - a writer who uses language carelessly or pretentiously with little regard for meaning|
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