- a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.
Origin of lexicographer
Related Words for lexicographerlinguist, wordsmith, philologist, phonologist, etymologist, lexicologist, polyglot, phonetician, author, editor, compiler, definer, glossographer, philologian
Examples from the Web for lexicographer
Historical Examples of 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