wordie

noun
\ ˈwər-dē How to pronounce wordie (audio) \
plural wordies

Definition of wordie

: a lover of words : logophile He also defends things that drive wordies crazy, like the adjective "fun" and the verb phrase "try and."— Patricia T. O'Conner Heard coast-to-coast, Says You! pits two teams of wordies against each other in raucous word-play and audience interaction.— Courtney Everett

First Known Use of wordie

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Wordie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wordie. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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