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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neologistnoun

    a lexicographer of new words and expressions

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  1. neologistnoun

    One who coins a new word or new words

Wikipedia

  1. neologist

    A neologism () (from Greek νέο- néo(="new") and λόγος /lógos meaning "speech, utterance") is a relatively recent or isolated term, word, or phrase that may be in the process of entering common use, but that has not been fully accepted into mainstream language. Neologisms are often driven by changes in culture and technology. In the process of language formation, neologisms are more mature than protologisms. A word whose development stage is between that of the protologism (freshly coined) and neologism (new word) is a prelogism.Popular examples of neologisms can be found in science, fiction (notably science fiction), films and television, branding, literature, jargon, cant, linguistics, the visual arts, and popular culture. Former examples include laser (1960) from Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation; robot (1941) from Czech writer Karel Čapek's play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots); and agitprop (1930) (a portmanteau of "agitation" and "propaganda").

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  1. neologist

    A neologist is a person who creates, uses, or promotes new words or new meanings for existing words. This term can also refer to someone who advocates for new concepts or ideas, especially within linguistic, theological, or philosophical disciplines.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neologistnoun

    one who introduces new words or new senses of old words into a language

  2. Neologistnoun

    an innovator in any doctrine or system of belief, especially in theology; one who introduces or holds doctrines subversive of supernatural or revealed religion; a rationalist, so-called

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neologist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neologist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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