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phrasemonger

[freyz-muhng-ger, -mong-] /ˈfreɪzˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-/
noun
1.
phrasemaker (def 2).
Origin of phrasemonger
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; phrase + monger
Related forms
phrasemongering, noun
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noun

a person who hacks into a telecommunications system; a person who makes fraudulent use of a telephone or computer system by electronic means; also called phone phreak , phone phreaker

Word Origin

1984

Usage Note

informal

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