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[freyz-mey-ker] /ˈfreɪzˌmeɪ kər/
a person who is skilled in coining well-turned phrases; phraseologist.
a person who makes catchy but often meaningless or empty statements.
Origin of phrasemaker
1815-25; phrase + maker
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phrasemaking, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It was an era of "gush," of phrase making, of superlatives, and in such arts Tilton was peculiarly gifted.

    Recollections of a Varied Life George Cary Eggleston
  • Emulation in the phrase making competition still places a premium upon inconsistency.

    John Brown, Soldier of Fortune Hill Peebles Wilson
  • Those groups in which the first part is the principal one, followed by a word or phrase making a modifier.

    An English Grammar W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell

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