synonymist

noun
syn·​on·​y·​mist | \ sə-ˈnä-nə-mist How to pronounce synonymist (audio) \

Definition of synonymist

: one who lists, studies, or discriminates synonyms

First Known Use of synonymist

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Synonymist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synonymist. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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