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a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
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English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)
Sir William Alexander Craigie
English lexicographer who was a joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1872-1966)
English lexicographer remembered for his Italian and English dictionary (1553-1625)
Henry Watson Fowler
English lexicographer who wrote a well-known book on English usage (1858-1933)
English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)
Pierre Athanase Larousse
French lexicographer (1817-1875)
Maximilien Paul Emile Littre
French lexicographer (1801-1881)
Sir James Augustus Henry Murray
Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915)
United States lexicographer (1758-1843)
Joseph Emerson Worcester
United States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)
a lexicographer who specializes in etymology
a lexicographer of new words and expressions
a student of synonyms
a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
a specialist in linguistics
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