Definition of Phrasier
1. phrasy [adj] - See also: phrasy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phrasier
Literary usage of Phrasier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"... in short un vrai phrasier. Baron Itajuba is of a far better stamp, but not sufficiently informed and very indolent; and apt by reason of the latter ..."
2. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1836)
"... describe him as "un tres habile phrasier,"—an able maker of phrases. The remark was applied as well to several others, and does apply, in our judgment, ..."
3. The Life of Granville George Leveson Gower, Second Earl Granville, K.G (1905)
"&c., in short un vrai phrasier. Baron Itajuba is of a far better stamp, but not sufficiently informed and very indolent; and apt by reason of the 1 Lord ..."
4. Reminiscences of the Geneva Tribunal of Arbitration, 1872, the Alabama Claims by Frank Warren Hackett (1911)
"... a decision which shall produce an effect in the world, and to make speeches about 'civilization,' 'humanity,' etc., etc., in short un vrai phrasier. ..."