syn·​on·​y·​mist sə-ˈnä-nə-mist How to pronounce synonymist (audio)
: one who lists, studies, or discriminates synonyms

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of synonymist was circa 1753

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“Synonymist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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