logophile etymology

English word logophile comes from English -phile, English logo- (Pertaining to a word or to the act of speech.)

Detailed word origin of logophile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phile English (eng) Forming nouns and adjectives meaning "loving", "friendly", or "friend".
logo- English (eng) Pertaining to a word or to the act of speech.
logophile English (eng) One who loves words; a word buff.

Words with the same origin as logophile

Descendants of -phile
Hungarophile Indophile Londonphile Turcophile Xenaphile amphiphile capnophile coprophile entomophile gerontophile infracaninophile mesophile necrophile oenophile parthenophile pedophile pianophile pronucleophile psammophile redophile scopophile siderophile spankophile tobaccophile toxophile
Descendants of logo-
logocentric logocentrism logocrat logocratic logogen logogenic logogram logography logolatry logological logology logomancy logomaniac logometric logopathy logophobe logoplegia logorrhœa logosphere logotherapeutic logotherapy logotype