phrase-making

phrasemaker

[freyz-mey-ker]
noun
1.
a person who is skilled in coining well-turned phrases; phraseologist.
2.
a person who makes catchy but often meaningless or empty statements.

Origin:
1815–25; phrase + maker

phrasemaking, noun
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