cruciverbalist

noun
cru·​ci·​ver·​bal·​ist | \ ˌkrüsəˈvərbələ̇st \

Definition of cruciverbalist

: a person skillful in creating or solving crossword puzzles

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History and Etymology for cruciverbalist

Latin cruci-, crux cross + verbum word + English -alist (as in verbalist)

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“Cruciverbalist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cruciverbalist. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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