logophile

logophile

[law-guh-fahyl, log-uh-]
noun
a lover of words.

Origin:
logo- + -phile

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Main Entry:  logophile
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a word lover or word buff
Etymology:  Greek logos 'speech' + -phile 'friend, lover'
Usage:  formal
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