logophile

noun

logo·​phile ˈlȯ-gə-ˌfī(-ə)l How to pronounce logophile (audio)
ˈlä-
: a lover of words

Examples of logophile in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Holzer, perhaps most famous for her pithy Truisms series (1978–1987), is more than simply a political messenger or logophile. Erik Morse, Vogue, 15 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of logophile was in 1923

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“Logophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logophile. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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