Lexicographer – Someone who has written or compiled a dictionary
To remember the definition of the word lexicographer, use the following mnemonic:
Her dyslexia made it harder to recognise written words - that's why she became a photographer (lexicographer). She took a dictionary with her everywhere she went if she had to write anything. (The dictionary is to remind you that a lexicographer is someone who compiles dictionaries).
Examples of lexicographer in a sentence
Being bilingual made him the perfect lexicographer for their English to Spanish dictionary.
The author decided to take on some work as a lexicographer to help pay the bills while he wrote his next book.
She always struggled with English, which is why everyone was very surprised to hear she was currently working as a lexicographer.