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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is acquainted with several languages.

Usage examples (39)
  • A linguist might study the origins of the languages of the world.
  • After lying low for a while America's premier linguist is back.
  • A linguist is taken to a secret US military base, and quite astounded by what he hears.
  • Synopsis: A linguist is hired to interpret the language of aliens who orbit the Earth and make contact through an artifact. for more
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