from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is master of a large or unusual vocabulary.


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  • Immediately applies to anyone who goes out of their way to make themselves a Wordie account.

    July 22, 2009

  • ...the one thing that isn't contestable, that rings with pure alloyless truth, is the last thing that left our venerable vocabularian's mouth prior to his expiration: "Love one another, push the perimeter of this glorious language. Lastly, please show proper courtesy; open not your neighbor's mail."

    --Mark Dunn, 2001, Ella Minnow Pea

    January 27, 2008