What does linguist mean?

Definitions for linguistˈlɪŋ gwɪst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word linguist.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. linguist, linguistic scientist(noun)

    a specialist in linguistics

  2. linguist, polyglot(noun)

    a person who speaks more than one language


  1. linguist(Noun)

    One who studies linguistics.

  2. linguist(Noun)

    A person skilled in languages.

  3. linguist(Noun)

    A human translator; an interpreter, especially in the armed forces.

  4. Origin: From lingua + -ist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Linguist(noun)

    a master of the use of language; a talker

  2. Linguist(noun)

    a person skilled in languages

  3. Origin: [L. lingua tongue, speech, language: cf. F. linguiste.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of linguist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of linguist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jennifer Sclafani:

    These expressions remind me of what [ linguist George ] Lakoff refers to as the' Strict Father' model of government, in which the nation is a family and the president is seen as the parent, conservatives, Lakoff argues, adopt a' strict father' view of the nation-as-family, in which the president-parent is the authoritarian and disciplinarian, but also the protector of the family.

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