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Definition of "dialectician" [di•a•lec•ti•cian]

  • One who specializes in the study of dialects. (noun)
  • One who practices or is skilled in dialectic. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dialectician" in a sentence
  • "And him who knows how to ask and answer you would call a dialectician?"
  • "He is the poet or maker of words, as in civilised ages the dialectician is the definer or distinguisher of them."
  • "SOCRATES: And him who knows how to ask and answer you would call a dialectician?"