- a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.
Origin of lexicographer
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Examples from the Web for lexicographer
A game said to be played with cards for some purpose to this lexicographer unknown.The Devil's Dictionary
Joseph Emerson Worcester, a celebrated American lexicographer.
It is as a lexicographer, however, that Barker is chiefly known.
Man has been defined by some lexicographer as a “cooking animal.”Shifting Winds
He was Noah Webster, then at the beginning of his stormy career as a lexicographer.The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
Word Origin and History for lexicographer
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