wordmonger

noun
word·​mon·​ger | \ ˈwərd-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce wordmonger (audio) , -ˌmäŋ- How to pronounce wordmonger (audio) \

Definition of wordmonger

: a writer who uses words for show or without particular regard for meaning

First Known Use of wordmonger

1590, in the meaning defined above

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“Wordmonger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wordmonger. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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