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phrasemonger

[freyz-muhng-ger, -mong-] /ˈfreɪzˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-/
noun
1.
phrasemaker (def 2).
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; phrase + monger
Related forms
phrasemongering, noun
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  • Others accused him of being a confused and confusing phrasemonger or an outright charlatan.
Contemporary definitions for phrasemonger
noun

a person who seeks to impress by using stylized or formal phrases or quotations of others

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