HyperDic: lexicographer

English > 1 sense of the word lexicographer:
NOUNperson lexicographer, lexicologista compiler or writer of a dictionary
lexicographer > pronunciation
Soundsleh.ksihkaa'grahfer
Rhymesaquifer ... zephyr / Zephyr: 60 rhymes with fer...
English > lexicographer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language.
Synonymlexicologist
InstancesBailey, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel BaileyEnglish lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently
Craigie, William A. Craigie, Sir William Alexander CraigieEnglish lexicographer who was a joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1872-1966)
Florio, John FlorioEnglish lexicographer remembered for his Italian and English dictionary (1553-1625)
Fowler, Henry Watson FowlerEnglish lexicographer who wrote a well-known book on English usage (1858-1933)
Johnson, Samuel Johnson, Dr. JohnsonEnglish writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)
Larousse, Pierre Larousse, Pierre Athanase LarousseFrench lexicographer (1817-1875)
Littre, Maximilien Paul Emile LittreFrench lexicographer (1801-1881)
Murray, James Murray, James Augustus Murray, James Augustus Henry Murray, Sir James Murray, Sir James Augustus Murray, Sir James Augustus Henry MurrayScottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)
Webster, Noah WebsterUnited States lexicographer (1758-1843)
Worcester, Joseph Emerson WorcesterUnited States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)
NarroweretymologistA lexicographer who specializes in etymology
neologistA lexicographer of new words and expressions
synonymistA student / student of synonyms
BroadercompilerA person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
linguist, linguistic scientistA specialist in linguistics
Spanishlexicógrafo
Catalanlexicògrafa, lexicògraf, lexicòleg
Nounslexicographythe act of writing dictionaries

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