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phrasemaker

[freyz-mey-ker] /ˈfreɪzˌmeɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person who is skilled in coining well-turned phrases; phraseologist.
2.
a person who makes catchy but often meaningless or empty statements.
Origin of phrasemaker
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; phrase + maker
Related forms
phrasemaking, noun
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