logomaniac

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

logo- +‎ -maniac

Noun[edit]

logomaniac (plural logomaniacs)

  1. One who is obsessed with words.
    • 1999, Toby Mundy, "Novel of the week: Timbuktu by Paul Auster," New Statesman, 21 June (retrieved 27 Sep 2010):
      Willy's speech, like Doc's, is a rolling bricolage of cliche, literary quotation, epigram, advertising slogan and salvage from the past. To some extent, the presence in the book of a drunken logomaniac such as Willy gives Auster's prose a new exuberance.

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