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Word of the Day 01/21/20 Deipnosophist

Deipnosophist (noun)
deipnosophist [ dahyp-nos-uh-fist ]


noun
1. a person who is an adept conversationalist at table.

Origin: 1650–60; after a literary work by Athenaeus, Deipnosophistḗs, an expert in affairs of the kitchen, equivalent to Greek deîpno(n) meal + sophistḗs sophist

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEIPNOSOPHIST
I'll apologize, Wilks, for the deipnosophist part of it, but I'll be jiggered if I'll be responsible for your nasty gastronomy.
TWO KNAPSACKS|JOHN CAMPBELL

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