from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who studies stamps.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One versed in philately; one who collects postage stamps, as a hobby or for investment; a stamp collector.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A collector of postage-stamps and revenue-stamps as objects of curiosity or interest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a collector and student of postage stamps
I'm a keen philatelist, which is not widely known, and
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 12: 17 PM philatelist than one who identifies as Republican
If things continue this way in less than a generation it will be easier to find a person under forty who identifies as Zoroastrian or philatelist than one who identifies as Republican.
The history of the post office is rarely of interest to anyone but the uniquely eager philatelist.
The problem for the prime minister is that telling Tories not to bang on about Europe is like telling an obsessive philatelist to stop "banging on about stamps".
Apart from the bankers, there was Charlotte de Rothschild (1819-1884) who founded the Home for Aged Incurables and the Jews' Emigration Society; Nathaniel de Rothschild (1812-1870), who bought the land near Bordeaux that became the Château Mouton Rothschild vineyards; and Arthur de Rothschild (1851-1903), a philatelist.
Gustave chose art from the outset, not only joining the Impressionists but buying their works and often supporting them with loans; on the side, he was a philatelist, a yachtsman and boat designer, and, like his friend Monet, a passionate gardener.
If you're looking for a present for a philatelist in your life, I'd definitely recommend this one.
My dad is a philatelist (stamp collector!) and he wanted you to know that the Charles and Ray Eames entire block of 16 attached stamps
I don't know about you, but in the America I live in, I don't want a chronic public masticating, practicing heterosexual, back licking philatelist as my President.