[ pri-skrip-tuh-vist ]
/ prɪˈskrɪp tə vɪst /
a writer, teacher, or supporter of prescriptive grammar.
of, relating to, or based on prescriptive grammar.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prescriptivistpre·scrip·tiv·ism, noun
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Prescriptivist grammarians will have a boisterous time reading Taipei.