1. lexicographer

noun. ['ˌlɛksɪˈkɑːgrəfɝ'] a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language.


  • etymologist
  • synonymist
  • linguistic scientist
  • neologist
  • lexicologist
  • linguist


  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lexicography (English)
  • -graphy (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Lexicographer

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  • autobiographer
  • pornographer
  • oceanographer
  • choreographer
  • photographer
  • demographer
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  • biographer

Example sentences of the word lexicographer

1. Adverb
Many famous people are buried at Grove Street, including inventor Eli Whitney, lexicographer Noah Webster and Roger Sherman Baldwin, attorney for the Amistad slaves who were imprisoned in New Haven.

2. Adjective, comparative
Consequently, one in four words in English is of Greek origin, according to research by lexicographer Aristidis Konstantinidis.