verbalist

verbalist

[vur-buh-list]
noun
1.
a person skilled in the use of words.
2.
a person who is more concerned with words than with ideas or reality.

Origin:
1600–10; verbal + -ist

verbalistic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To verbalist
Collins
World English Dictionary
verbalist (ˈvɜːbəlɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who deals with words alone, rather than facts, ideas, feeling, etc
2.  a person skilled in the use of words

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature