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  1. a person who is skilled in coining well-turned phrases; phraseologist.
  2. a person who makes catchy but often meaningless or empty statements.
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Origin of phrasemaker

First recorded in 1815–25; phrase + maker
Related formsphrase·mak·ing, noun
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Examples from the Web for phrasemaker

Historical Examples

  • And the pleasure of seeing herself as rebel and phrasemaker was no less keen than the pleasure of goodness.

    The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes

    Israel Zangwill

  • Here the phrasemaker is king; as the one-eyed is king in the empire of the blind.