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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone skilled at informal chit chat.

Usage examples (8)
  • The word deipnosophist is derived from Greek elements meaning 'meal' and 'wise man,' so we can assume it means someone wise in mealtime could also just...
  • An Italian deipnosophist is unlikely to get a nose-a-fist ..
  • The One reads the teleprompter well, but a deipnosophist he ain't.
  • -- deipnosophist, which means someone skilled at across the table chitchat. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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