- † docˈtiloquent, a. Obs. rare—0.
[f. L. doct-us learned + loquent-em, pr. pple. of loquī to speak; cf. L. doctiloquus.]‘That speaks learnedly’ (Blount Glossogr. 1656). So docˈtiloquous a., ‘speaking learnedly’ (Bailey vol. II. 1727).
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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doctiloquent — Talking about a subject which you have studied and know a lot about … Grandiloquent dictionary
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