Origin of compiler
Related Words for compilerconnoisseur, hobbyist, linguist, fancier, authority, antiquarian, finder, antiquary, accumulator, gatherer, compiler, author, lexicologist, editor, definer
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Contemporary Examples of compiler
Today, Cunard is best known as the compiler and publisher of Negro: An Anthology (1934).What Can You Learn About Writers From Their Personal Libraries?
September 17, 2013
Jacobus, né Jacopo, was a 13th-century Genoan archbishop and compiler of what we might call Lies of the Saints.Twelve Unusual Christmas Reads
December 25, 2011
Historical Examples of compiler
This story was first put about by the compiler of "The Lives of the Poets," in 1753.The Man Shakespeare
The author and compiler of this work is the editor of "Yachting."Taxidermy
Leon Luther Pray
It would appear that Aretaeus is not an independent writer, but mainly a compiler.The Legacy of Greece
Here the compiler leaves his task: the inferences may be drawn by experts.The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
You are not a reporter; not a compiler of dossiers; not a photographer.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2
early 14c., from Anglo-French compilour, Old French compileur "author, chronicler," from Latin compilatorem, agent noun from compilare (see compile). Another form of the word current in early Modern English was compilator, directly from the Latin.