[ UK /səmˈæntɪsˌɪst/ ]
  1. a specialist in the study of meaning
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How To Use semanticist In A Sentence

  • A few years ago, I asked Dave if he'd ever noticed that semanticists tend to wear leather - pants, vests and even hats as well as the more conventional coats and jackets.
  • I attacked both the quality of prose and the tenuousness of some of the ideas, and my generalizations might have been a wee bit on the sweeping side, though the scalpel-wielding semanticist in me thinks I might have carved out a little escape route. Hugh McGuire: Why Academics Should Blog (Redux)
  • The goal of articulating a logical framework tailored to a representational system that is motivated by systematic evidence about meanings in natural languages is not acknowledged by all linguistic semanticists.
  • The latter case, where an anaphor refers to the set-theoretical difference of restrictor and scope, has been studied by both psycholinguists and formal semanticists.
  • What a comical semanticist you are — a true, blue politician. Think Progress » VIDEO: Rumsfeld Called Out On Lies About WMD
  • I suppose that lawyers and semanticists learn how to come to clear conclusions about these things - I'm glad I'm just a simple phonetician.
  • It is blatantly unfair, and we should cease all the judicial semanticist contortions trying to make it appear lessso. The Volokh Conspiracy » “What Really Happened” in Ricci:
  • Anyway, I might be here as the Church's representative, or as the only semanticist ever to visit Mote Prime--ah. THE MOAT AROUND MURCHESON'S EYE
  • Gwynplaine MacIntyre chosen by a plurality of entries was a sentence that thrilled every semanticist, grammarian and syntactician in the nation: “It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is.” The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time
  • Because we, what with our anal-retentive, horn-rimmed parsing of phrases and slicing of sentences, are really semanticists when it boils down to it.
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