logodaedalist /lawg-ə-DEE-də-list/. noun. One who is highly skilled in the use of words. See also logodaedaly (skill in using words). From Greek logodaidalos, from logos (word) + daidalos (skillful).
“He was well-read. He knew French. He was versed in logodaedaly and logomancy. He was an amateur of sex lore. He had a feminine handwriting.” (Vladimir Nabokov)
“‘raking out the clinker’ was a phrase of Kipling’s that appealed to Wodehouse, and polishing them to a near-final 1,500 next morning in revision was a pleasurable chore, logodaedaly following logorrhea.” (Richard Usborne)
“I am Bosco, the logodaedalist.
It’s my job to repair broken-down words…”
“Words can be endlessly drawn upon to cancel out other words, when the spokesman is such a logodaedalist as Berowne. Not for nothing is he the predecessor of Mercutio, and both live under the aegis of Mercury — ‘the President of Language…’” (Harry Levin)
“For his book The Loco Logodaedalist in Situ, Williams laid cutout sheets on the English Physician’s pages to create found poems…” (Albert Mobilio)