(plural: ‘philatelists‘; pronunciation: the letters ‘phi’ are said with an ‘fi’ sound as in “fill”)
(‘philately’ = the hobby of collecting and studying postage stamps)
a person who collects postage stamps as a hobby or as a profession; a stamp collector;
a person who collects and studies postage stamps,
It is surprising to know that you don’t have to collect a large number of stamps to be a philatelist. You become a philatelist just by studying and knowing several rare postage stamps that are displayed in the museums!
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