grammarian

Part of speech: noun

One skilled in grammar.

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Usage examples "grammarian":

  1. True, we say that the physician or arithmetician or grammarian has made a mistake, but this is only a way of speaking; for the fact is that neither the grammarian nor any other person of skill ever makes a mistake in so far as he is what his name implies; they none of them err unless their skill fails them, and then they cease to be skilled artists. - "Plato's Republic", Plato.
  2. The grammarian was not a hero, and our calmer moments show us that the poem is not a great ode. - "Emerson and Other Essays", John Jay Chapman.
  3. But the grammarian may teach many things incidentally. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.