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← In defence of obscure words

roystonier's Avatar Jump to comment 3 by roystonier

Sesquipedalian does not mean "lover of obscure words" but of long, cumbersome pedantic ones. They may be obscure as well of course. Antidisestablishmentarianism is sesquipedal but not obscure. Don't know the word for "lover of obscure words" or if there is one.

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:41:15 UTC | #936712