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prescriptivist

[pri-skrip-tuh-vist] /prɪˈskrɪp tə vɪst/
noun
1.
a writer, teacher, or supporter of prescriptive grammar.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or based on prescriptive grammar.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; prescriptive + -ist
Related forms
prescriptivism, noun
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  • Awesome, another prescriptivist would-be copy editor flooding the article with his pedantry.

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