Definition of Phrasemakers

1. Noun. (plural of phrasemaker) ¹



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Definition of Phrasemakers

1. phrasemaker [n] - See also: phrasemaker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phrasemakers

phrasal prepositions
phrasal typology
phrasal verb
phrasal verbs
phrasally
phrase
phrase-book
phrase book
phrase books
phrase structure
phrasebook
phrasebooks
phrased
phraseless
phrasemaker
phrasemakers (current term)
phrasemaking
phrasemakings
phrasemonger
phrasemongering
phrasemongers
phraseogram
phraseograms
phraseological
phraseologies
phraseologist
phraseologists
phraseology
phraser
phrasers

Literary usage of Phrasemakers

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1. Imaginary Obligations by Frank Moore Colby (1908)
"For any one who has seen much of phrasemakers knows how they smack their lips over their own good things and how a shade of regret passes over their faces ..."

2. The Spirit of Russia: Studies in History, Literature and Philosophy by Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1919)
"He knew well enough that there were many phrasemakers and chatterers in France; but Germany, too, had her Hofrats, philistines, and other rabble. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1837)
"... is Truthe:" and he added this poetical caution to the " phrasemakers," ambitious of the personal display of tine writing: " Of smoothe and ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1882)
"The age •of talkers must precede the age of practical reformers. To this class of phrasemakers— " minikin ..."

5. The Marshall Plan Summer: An Eyewitness Report on Europe and the Russians in by Thomas Andrew Bailey (1977)
"Czech-Slovak culture was higher than that of the Slavs to the east, and phrasemakers were wont to say that Czechoslovakia was the easternmost of the western ..."

6. The Foreign Relations of the United States by Henry Raymond Mussey, Stephen Pierce Hayden Duggan, Academy of Political Science (U.S.) (1917)
"And unless we see that the people are allowed to exercise that right in complete freedom, we are mere phrasemakers in our declaration that we fight for the ..."

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