elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

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cruciverbalist [kroo-suh-vur-buh-list]

1. a designer or aficionado* of crossword puzzles.

1. A constructor of crosswords.
2. An enthusiast of word games, especially of crosswords.


*meaning an ardent devotee; fan, enthusiast.


Although I never had any patience with crossword puzzles and other such games, my grandmother was such a cruciverbalist that she constantly carried a pocket thesaurus, crossword reference book, and her puzzles with her wherever she went.

This is true. My grandma used to love crosswords. I have no mind or patience for them, though.
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