Linguist

Definition of Linguist

Lin´guist   Pronunciation: lĭņ´gwĭst
n.1.A master of the use of language; a talker.
I'll dispute with him;
He's a rare linguist.
- J. Webster.
2.A person skilled in languages.
There too were Gibbon, the greatest historian, and Jones, the greatest linguist, of the age.
- Macaulay.

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bilingual, dialectician, diglot, etymologer, etymologist, glossarist, glossographer, grammarian, grammaticaster, grammatist, lexicographer, lexicologist, linguistic scholar, linguistic scientist, linguistician, multilingual, orthoepist, paleographer, philologaster, philologer, philologian, philologist, phonemicist, phonetician, phoneticist, phonologist, polyglot, semanticist, semasiologist
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