dialectician

noun

di·​a·​lec·​ti·​cian ˌdī-ə-ˌlek-ˈti-shən How to pronounce dialectician (audio)
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, 11 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1560, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dialectician was in 1560

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“Dialectician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dialectician. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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