philatelist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word philatelist
phil + ATLAS = loves atlas and hence collect stamps of the countries on the atlas
break into PHIL(file)+LIST...in a file you list the STAMPS
to phil is to love something+list reminds us of the list of stamps
phil(sounds like FILE) + late => A file is late when there is no postage STAMP. (STAMP COLLECTOR)
phi(love)+late(latest)+list(list of stamps), you love to get latest list of stamps
PHIL ATE Lots of glue as he licked and listed his stamps.
philatelist: phil can be spelled as fill the LIST of stamps a bit LATE!
PHILATELIST = PHILA(liking) + TELIST (posTALSTamps)