verbalist

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Etymology[edit]

verbal +‎ -ist.

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Noun[edit]

verbalist (plural verbalists)

  1. One who possesses verbal or oratorical skill.
  2. One who favours words or the wording of something over its meaning or the idea behind it.

Synonym[edit]

  • (one who favors words or the wording of something over its meaning): wordster

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