descriptivist

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

descriptive +‎ -ist

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descriptivist (comparative more descriptivist, superlative most descriptivist)

  1. Subscribing to, or related to, descriptivism.

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NounEdit

descriptivist (plural descriptivists)

  1. Someone who records and describes actual rules regarding language usage, or who believes that linguistic norms should be defined by usage rather than theory.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French descriptiviste

NounEdit

descriptivist m (plural descriptiviști)

  1. descriptivist

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