a specialist or expert in grammar.
a person who claims to establish or is reputed to have established standards of usage in a language.
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How to use grammarian in a sentence
The grammarian Tyrannion supposedly had 30,000 of them; the physician Serenus Sammonicus is reputed to have had 60,000.
What a nice grammarian a woman had need to be, who would live well with a husband inferior to her in understanding!Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) | Maria Edgeworth
This long passage has a good many difficulties of detail, for the grammarian and the textual critic.Expositor's Bible: The Second Epistle to the Corinthians | James Denney
A woman-grammarian, who corrects her husband for speaking false Latin, which is called breaking Priscian's head.Dryden's Works (13 of 18): Translations; Pastorals | John Dryden
Pere Bouhours was a French grammarian, who had been justly accused of paying too scrupulous an attention to the minuti of letters.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
Abraham is best known as a grammarian and Biblical commentator, particularly the latter, though his versatility is remarkable.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
British Dictionary definitions for grammarian
a person whose occupation is the study of grammar
the author of a grammar
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