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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who debates or participates in a debate; one who argues.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who debates; one given to argument; a disputant; a controvertist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who strives or contends; a fighter; a quarreler.
  • n. One who debates; a disputant; a wrangler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who engages in debate

Etymologies

to debate + -er (Wiktionary)

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