Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

phillumenist

[fi-loo-muh-nist] /fɪˈlu mə nɪst/
noun
1.
a collector of matchbooks and matchboxes.
Origin of phillumenist
1940-1945
1940-45; phil- + Latin lūmen light + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for phillumenist

phillumenist

/fɪˈljuːmənɪst; -ˈluː-/
noun
1.
a person who collects matchbox labels
Derived Forms
phillumeny, noun
Word Origin
C20: from philo- + Latin lumen light + -ist
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for phillumenist

Word Value for phillumenist

0
24
Scrabble Words With Friends