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wordsmith

[ wurd-smith ]
/ ˈwɜrdˌsmɪθ /
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noun

an expert in the use of words.
a person, as a journalist or novelist, whose vocation is writing.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of wordsmith

First recorded in 1895–1900; word + smith
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British Dictionary definitions for wordsmith

wordsmith
/ (ˈwɜːdˌsmɪθ) /

noun

a person skilled in using words
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