Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who abandons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who abandons.

Etymologies

abandon +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As far as I can tell in the first case the abandoner was a man and the second it was a woman and women have emotions that effect their judgment and culpability.

    ProLifeBlogs

  • Mr. Tomlinson has already been smeared as unemployed, a drunkard, homeless and abandoner of his family.

    London, England. 2009.

  • Not a war resister, not a draft dodger as thousands before him who sought refuge in Canada from conscription during the Vietnam era, but a bolter, an abandoner of fellow soldiers – those who went, avidly or reluctantly, hawkish or dreading combat to the bone.

    Rosie’s On The Money « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • I walked out and felt like the huge fattie-mc-fat-guy-wife-abandoner who walked across the entire UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and only lost 100 pounds out of a possible 420...

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Possessed of intelligence and with doubts dispelled, an abandoner that is endowed with the quality of goodness hath no aversion for an unpleasant action and no attachment to pleasant

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • Tangaloa faatupu nuu, Tangaloa the creator of lands; Tangaloa asiasi nuu, Tangaloa the visitor of lands; Tangaloa lafoai nuu, Tangaloa the abandoner of lands -- these were some of the names by which this god superior was known.

    Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before

  • She focuses on the painful central question about Jobs: How does the abandoned become the abandoner?

    NYT > Home Page

  • High Church principles, an abandoner of the High Canadian Tory ranks, or anything else the reader may fancy.

    Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2

  • No, this man is a serial abandoner, a poseur, a charlatan, a deceiver and a fraud.

    ChronWatch - Articles

  • See, Serena wanted Chuck to reunite with Mother Bass because of her own bad dad, an abandoner who abaondoned her many moons ago.

    Gawker

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