Definition of Lexicographer. Meaning of Lexicographer. Synonyms of Lexicographer

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Definition of Lexicographer

Lexicographer
Lexicographer Lex`i*cog"ra*pher (-[i^]*k[o^]g"r[.a]*f[~e]r), n. [Gr. lexikogra`fos; lexiko`n dictionary + gra`fein to write: cf. F. lexicographe. See Lexicon.] The author or compiler of a lexicon or dictionary. Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach; and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few. --Johnson.

Meaning of Lexicographer from wikipedia

- a particular language. A person devoted to lexicography is called a lexicographer. General lexicography focuses on the design, compilation, use and evaluation...
- Murray, FBA (/ˈmʌri/; 7 February 1837 – 26 July 1915) was a British lexicographer and philologist. He was the primary editor of the Oxford English Dictionary...
- Susan Francesca Dent (born 19 November 1964), is an English lexicographer and etymologist. She has appeared in "Dictionary Corner" on the Channel 4 game...
- Douglas R. Harper (born on 29 July 1960 in Philadelphia) is an American lexicographer, author of the Online Etymology Dictionary. He grew up in Chester County...
- Benjamin Martin (baptized 1705; died 1782) was a lexicographer who compiled one of the early English dictionaries, the Lingua Britannica Reformata (1749)...
- Alpes-Maritimes, France), usually called Paul Robert, was a French lexicographer and publisher, best known for his large Dictionnaire alphabétique et...
- Eliezer Yitzhak Perlman, 7 January 1858 – 16 December 1922) was a Hebrew lexicographer and newspaper editor. He was the driving force behind the revival of...
- Robert E. Allen (born 1944) is a British lexicographer who has written, edited, and published a wide range of books about the English language. He was...
- Charles Richardson (1775–1865) was an English teacher, lexicographer, and linguist. He was born at Tulse Hill in July 1775 and started a legal career...
- Thomas Blount (1618–1679) was an English antiquarian and lexicographer. He was the son of Myles Blount of Orleton in Herefordshire and was born at Bordesley...
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