word·​mon·​ger ˈwərd-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce wordmonger (audio) -ˌmäŋ- How to pronounce wordmonger (audio)
: a writer who uses words for show or without particular regard for meaning

Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wordmonger was in 1590

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“Wordmonger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wordmonger. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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