logophile
[ law-guh-fahyl ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 19th century; Greek From Greek logo- (word) + -phile (lover). Earliest documented use: 1890's.
Synonyms
  • lexophile
Antonyms
  • logophobe
Definition
a lover of words
Example
The successful playwright was a self-proclaimed logophile.
Usage Over Time

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