solecist

noun
sole·​cist | \ -sə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of solecist

: a user of solecisms also : one who defies convention

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History and Etymology for solecist

Late Latin soloecista, from Greek soloikistēs, from soloikos speaking incorrectly + -istēs -ist

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“Solecist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solecist. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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