descriptivist

[dih-skrip-tuh-vist]
noun
1.
a writer, teacher, or supporter of descriptive grammar or descriptive linguistics.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or based on descriptive grammar or descriptive linguistics.

Origin:
1950–55; descriptive + -ist

descriptivism, noun
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descriptivism (dɪˈskrɪptɪˌvɪzəm)
 
n
ethics prescriptivism Compare emotivism the theory that moral utterances have a truth value
 
de'scriptivist
 
adj

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Where descriptivist rule and all is good if it's meant in good cheer.
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