dialectician

noun
di·​a·​lec·​ti·​cian | \ ˌdī-ə-ˌlek-ˈti-shən How to pronounce dialectician (audio) \

Definition of dialectician

1 : one who is skilled in or practices dialectic
2 : a student of dialects

Examples of dialectician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Indie Focus: Get attached to ‘Parasite’," 11 Oct. 2019 Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Indie Focus: Get attached to ‘Parasite’," 11 Oct. 2019 Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Indie Focus: Get attached to ‘Parasite’," 11 Oct. 2019 Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Indie Focus: Get attached to ‘Parasite’," 11 Oct. 2019 Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Indie Focus: Get attached to ‘Parasite’," 11 Oct. 2019 Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Indie Focus: Get attached to ‘Parasite’," 11 Oct. 2019 Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. Mark Olsenstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Indie Focus: Get attached to ‘Parasite’," 11 Oct. 2019 Nothing if not a rigorous dialectician, Bong refuses to sentimentalize the Kims’ togetherness or their poverty. New York Times, "‘Parasite’ Review: The Lower Depths Rise With a Vengeance," 10 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of dialectician

1560, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dialectician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialectician. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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