Definitions

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  • n. An expert in phonetics

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who adopts or favors phonetic spelling.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • [Link] I'm no phoneticist, but wouldn't that be the pronunciation of "genoalogy"?

    A Pronounced Difficulty

  • At the same time, an incipient fight broke out on the other side of the arc of tables between the head of the lan-guage department at Mallorysport Academy and a spinsterish ama'teur phoneticist.

    The Fuzzy Papers

  • At the same time, an incipient fight broke out on the other side of the arc of tables between the head of the language department at Mallorysport Academy and a spinsterish amateur phoneticist.

    Little Fuzzy

  • “Dutch, the closest living relative of English, lost the d of what is etymologically the same word en centuries ago,” replied the foremost modern interpreter of Denmark’s grammarian and phoneticist Otto Jespersen, “and it gets along fine without it.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • My Fair Lady's phoneticist Henry Higgin, "There even are places where English completely disappears ...

    Tyee - Home

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