a petty scholar of Latin

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Latinitaster — La*tin i*tas ter, n. [Cf. {Poetaster}.] One who has but a smattering of Latin. Walker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Pretenders and Dabblers — This small set of 21 obscure words consists of nouns used to define minor, inferior, or petty members of various professions. The words end with aster , a Latin pejorative suffix indicating incomplete resemblance or lesser status. These words are …   Phrontistery dictionary

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