Origin of neologism
Examples from the Web for neologist
The terms I have referred to are those generally employed, and I have no wish to become a neologist.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat
noun plural -gisms or -gies
Word Origin for neologism
"practice of innovation in language," 1776, from French néologisme, from neo- (see neo-) + Greek logos "word" (see lecture (n.)). Meaning "new word or expression" is from 1803. Neological is attested from 1754.