Definition of lexicographer in English:


Line breaks: lexi|cog¦raph¦er
Pronunciation: /ˌlɛksɪˈkɒgrəfə


  • A person who compiles dictionaries.
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    • Contributors range from in-house lexicographers and editors to consultants whose specialist subjects include science, business and finance, law, education, religion and pharmacology.
    • Compensation is now a mental disease that will challenge the lexicographers of medical dictionaries to define a mindset which I can only describe as compensationitis.
    • For example, the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary liken the lexicographer to the naturalist.

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