For example, the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary liken the lexicographer to the naturalist.
He's no empty-headed pop culture cheerleader, though - he takes a lexicographer 's delight in language, and is a self-confessed history geek.
When you cannot remember what sedulous means, or you want to find out why somebody called you a hellion, you do not have to bother opening the dictionary or calling your local lexicographer .
Of course, a dictionary does not represent the lexicographer 's own language use.
I bought this because I'd toyed with it for ages - the story of a lexicographer who also happened to be a psychopath.
Indeed, it is more a work of hopeful multicultural idealism than a dictionary in the lexicographer 's sense.
Contributors range from in-house lexicographers and editors to consultants whose specialist subjects include science, business and finance, law, education, religion and pharmacology.
In both instances, Hebrew and English dictionaries, the lexicographers have paid no attention to the insights and distinctions of medical anthropologists.
Ghost words are created accidentally by lexicographers , and when they are exposed they generally fade away.
Once we have secured exclusive rights to the word, the Minister for Education should seek an audience with the lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary with a view to getting the word entered into the dictionary.