lexicographer

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌleksiˈkɒgrəfər/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(lek′si kogrə fər)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
lex•i•cog•ra•pher  (lek′si kogrə fər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a writer, editor, or compiler of a dictionary.
  • Late Greek lexikográph(os) (see lexicon, -graph) + -er1
  • 1650–60

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
lex•i•cog•ra•phy /ˌlɛksɪˈkɑgrəfi/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. the writing or editing of dictionaries.
lex•i•cog•ra•pher, n. [countable]
lex•i•co•graph•ic /ˌlɛksɪkəˈgræfɪk/USA pronunciation  lex•i•co•graph•i•cal, adj. See -graph-, -leg-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
lex•i•cog•ra•phy  (lek′si kogrə fē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries.
  2. the principles and procedures involved in writing, editing, or compiling dictionaries.
lex•i•co•graph•ic  (lek′si kogrə fē),USA pronunciation  lex′i•co•graphi•cal, adj.  lex′i•co•graphi•cal•ly, adv. 
  • 1670–80; lexic(on) + -o- + -graphy

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