1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar TongueRegency Word Wednesday December 10, 2014September 28, 2014 Cora Lee Word Grubbers “Verbal critics, and also persons who use hard words in common discourse.” Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestMoreRedditTumblrEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related
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I have never heard this phrase before but it is very expressive.
Teachers have a similar expression for students who whine, wheedle, argue, and beg for points (grade grubbers), but I’ve never come across word grubbers before either!
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