[ wur-dee ]
/ ˈwɜr di /


a person with an enthusiastic interest in words and language; a logophile: a new board game that will appeal to wordies of all ages.

Nearby words

  1. wordage,
  2. wordbook,
  3. wordbreak,
  4. worde,
  5. worde, wynkyn de,
  6. wording,
  7. wordless,
  8. wordlessly,
  9. wordmonger,
  10. wordplay

Origin of wordie

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wordie

  • Clark and Wordie lived opposite in a room called “Auld Reekie.”

    South!|Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Hurley took some photographs and Wordie came back rejoicing with a little dust and some moss.

    South!|Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • He was muttering something to himsel; but the elder could only hear a wordie noo an' then.

  • We pushed the ship against a small banded berg, from which Wordie secured several large lumps of biotite granite.

    South!|Sir Ernest Shackleton