wordie

noun \ ˈwər-dē \

Definition of wordie

plural wordies
: 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


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