Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A writer of an advice column in a newspaper or other periodical.
  • n. Someone who people commonly go to for advice about personal problems, often annoyingly so.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a newspaper columnist who answers questions and offers advice on personal problems to people who write in


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.