wordmonger

[ wurd-muhng-ger, -mong- ]
/ ˈwɜrdˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ- /

noun

a writer or speaker who uses words pretentiously or with careless disregard for meaning.

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Origin of wordmonger

First recorded in 1580–90; word + monger

OTHER WORDS FROM wordmonger

word·mon·ger·ing, noun
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