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verbalist

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noun ver·bal·ist \-list\

Definition of verbalist

  1. 1 :  one who stresses words above substance or reality

  2. 2 :  a person who uses words skillfully

verbalistic play \ˌvər-bə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective


Circa 1609

First Known Use of verbalist

circa 1609


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