[ freyz-mey-ker ]
/ ˈfreɪzˌmeɪ kər /
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a person who is skilled in coining well-turned phrases; phraseologist.
a person who makes catchy but often meaningless or empty statements.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM phrasemakerphrasemaking, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for phrasemaker
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.