Definition of syntacticist in English:

syntacticist

noun

  • An expert in or student of syntax; = syntactician. Now also: a person who places primary importance on syntax as opposed to semantics.

Origin

Late 19th century. From syntactic + -ist. Compare earlier syntaxist, syntactician.

Pronunciation

syntacticist

/sɪnˈtaktɪsɪst/