Having an extensive vocabulary is important to writers. In each issue of Writers in the Sky, I will introduce and define a word that we use don’t often use. This word this month is:
One who is learning the alphabet; one who teaches the alphabet. Also used to refer to someone who is a beginner in some field; rudimentary and as relating to the alphabet such as being alphabetically arranged.
My kindergarten-aged grandchild is an abecedarian.