Noun Quotationist Definition and Examples


Noun:

Quotationist

Pronunciation:

/kwə(ʊ)ˈteɪʃ(ə)nɪst//kwə(ʊ)ˈteɪʃənɪst/

Definition:
1.

noun

A person who habitually uses quotations; (Literary Criticism) a writer whose work makes reference or allusion to the past.
    ((n.) One who makes, or is given to making, quotations.)


    Origin:
    Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Milton (1608–1674), poet and polemicist. From quotation + -ist.

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