philologaster

petty or contemptible philologist

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • philologaster — phi·lol·o·gas·ter …   English syllables

  • philologaster — …   Useful english dictionary

  • amateur — Synonyms and related words: Sunday painter, abecedarian, admirer, aesthete, aficionado, amateurish, apprentice, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, authority, avocational, beginner, bon vivant, booster, buff, bungler, bungling,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dabbler — Synonyms and related words: Sunday painter, abecedarian, amateur, coquet, criticaster, dabster, dallier, dilettante, dunce, flirt, fool, fribble, grammaticaster, greenhorn, greeny, half scholar, ignoramus, illiterate, illiterati, know nothing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dilettante — Synonyms and related words: Sunday painter, abecedarian, admirer, aesthete, aficionado, amateur, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, authority, bon vivant, booster, buff, cognoscente, collector, connaisseur, connoisseur, coquet,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grammarian — Synonyms and related words: dialectician, etymologer, etymologist, glossarist, glossographer, grammaticaster, grammatist, lexicographer, lexicologist, linguist, linguistic scholar, linguistic scientist, linguistician, orthoepist, paleographer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lexicographer — Synonyms and related words: allegorist, annotator, cicerone, clarifier, commentator, critic, cryptanalyst, cryptographer, cryptologist, decoder, definer, demonstrator, demythologizer, dialectician, diaskeuast, dragoman, editor, emendator, emender …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lexicologist — Synonyms and related words: dialectician, etymologer, etymologist, glossarist, glossographer, grammarian, grammaticaster, grammatist, lexicographer, linguist, linguistic scholar, linguistic scientist, linguistician, orthoepist, paleographer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • linguist — Synonyms and related words: bilingual, dialectician, diglot, etymologer, etymologist, glossarist, glossographer, grammarian, grammaticaster, grammatist, lexicographer, lexicologist, linguistic scholar, linguistic scientist, linguistician,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • philologist — Synonyms and related words: academician, bookman, classicist, clerk, colossus of knowledge, dialectician, etymologer, etymologist, genius, giant of learning, glossarist, glossographer, grammarian, grammaticaster, grammatist, humanist, learned… …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.