grammarian

[gruh-mair-ee-uhn]
noun
1.
a specialist or expert in grammar.
2.
a person who claims to establish or is reputed to have established standards of usage in a language.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English gramarien < Old French gramairien. See grammar, -ian

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To grammarian
Collins
World English Dictionary
grammarian (ɡrəˈmɛərɪən)
 
n
1.  a person whose occupation is the study of grammar
2.  the author of a grammar

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
He was not a vain empiric, not a dry grammarian: he had learning, he had seen the world.
It is no secret that the sensitive grammarian leads a deeply troubled life.
They also aid others by serving as timer, evaluator or grammarian.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature