American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A fluent and prolific writer, especially one who writes professionally.
- n. An expert on words.
- n. One who uses words skillfully.
- v. To apply craftsman-like skills to word use.
- n. a fluent and prolific writer
- word + smith (Wiktionary)
“Flyovercountry @wordsmith: Investor's Business Daily poll, conducted in 2006. wordsmith @Flyovercountry #32: My further point was that the acts of Muslim terror, ...”
“As Obama is not what we call a wordsmith, it has been suggested it was written for him by William Ayers.”
“His faith in the idea that he could be considered just another aspiring wordsmith is touching, if ingenuous; even if his prose somehow turned out to be staggeringly brilliant, the critics and bloggers and readers who make up the literary establishment would rather die than admit it.”
“For England’s Queen Elizbath I, Prometheus Club playwrights Will Shakespeare and Kit Marley risk their lives to keep her safe and on the throne; Faerie Queen Mab’s only wordsmith is Kit who crosses the veil between the two realms, but has other supporters too.”
“CHICAGO – President-elect Barack Obama’s wordsmith is moving to the West Wing.”
“Webster the wordsmith was a compiler, not a prescriber," he writes at one point.”
“Put on your "Metaphoric Goggles" and view each version as a professional rhetorician or "wordsmith" would.”
“Campbell didn't seem to find it troubling or ironic that an American had been imported to help a Brit sell himself to Britain, or that Blair inhabits a home lived in by the greatest "wordsmith" of all, Winston Churchill.”
“Iain Dale is more a wordsmith which is why it's a good blog.”
“Resist the urge to say you will "wordsmith" your list of New Year's resolutions rather than write one.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘wordsmith’.
to have a look how word is used
and the plural
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Classes of words and types of word formation
Basically this is a "words about words" list with a focus on neologism generation in all its various forms.
and my mantras
A jumble of words, sometimes contradictory, that add up to me. I'll probably be adding to this list for some time, because I'm a very complex individual. ;P
an immense, grandiloquent list that loads like a thousand years sentence in stone. new words are in the other lists.
My big word list.
-a unit of language consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning.
words that are mostly fun to say or just lovely
Looking for tweets for wordsmith.