logomachy[lō gäm′ə kē]
strife or contention in words only, or an argument about words
Origin of logomachyClassical Greek logomachia ; from logos, a word (see logic) + -machia, -machy
- A dispute about words.
- A dispute carried on in words only; a battle of words.
Origin of logomachyGreek logomakhiā, from logomakhein, to fight about words : logo-, logo- + makhē, battle.