Definitions

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  • n. The love of words and word games.

Etymologies

logo- + -philia (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We lost the great William F. Buckley last week, who was as famous for his gracious hospitality as for his logophilia.

    A milkshake with an attitude

  • We lost the great William F. Buckley this week, who was as famous for his gracious hospitality as for his logophilia.

    Cream Is for More Than Coffee

  • Furthermore, this localised logophilia diverts us from a much graver change, which affects the entire linguistic ecosystem.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I want to ask not so much about 'poetic' diction, abstract formulations, the logophilia Jeffrey recently blogged about, but also about the _poetics_ of the work in terms of what effect the language of the writing is having on language -- what is the language itself doing and how -- who or what does it 'speak' and what discourses does it register in, circulate, repeat, cite, etc.

    In the Middle

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