Definition - A polyglot who speaks 11 or more languages.

1. Click here to read Sir John Bowring: a Controversial Hyperglot. "He boasted that he could speak one hundred languages and could read a further hundred, but this was hard to prove. It seems a little unlikely, especially as the man was known for self aggrandising (he named a district “Bowrington” after himself) and telling the occasional fib."

Example Usages -

1. "Babel No More by Michael Erard is described on the front cover as 'the search for the world’s most extraordinary language learners.' The book is well written, like an adventure or treasure hunt. A number of well known speakers of many languages, hyperglots as Erard calls them, from history to the present day, are described or interviewed. “What makes them tick” is the question and there are no simple answers."
(Source: thelinguist.blogs.com/ )

2. "Have you ever dreamed of being able to speak dozens of languages? A new book, Babel No More by journalist Michael Erard, traces the history of people who can do just that: hyperpolyglots, people who speak 11 or more languages. "
(Source: how-to-learn-any-language.com )

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