Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. one who forgets, fails to remember something

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who forgets; a heedless person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who forgets; a heedless person.

Etymologies

forget +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Which lead us to Stress: slayer of sleep, forgetter of dreams.

    Sharon Glassman: Want to Sleep Better? Learn to Dream Better

  • Social nature, like Nature herself, is a great forgetter.

    Modeste Mignon

  • “A good forgetter!” repeated Madeleine, and laughed sarcastically.

    Maurice Guest

  • After waiting a few minutes in case Miss Knight should return for a shopping bag, or her purse, or a handkerchief (she was a great forgetter and returner), and also to recover from the slight mental fatigue induced by thinking of so many unwanted things to ask Miss Knight to get, Miss Marple rose briskly to her feet, cast aside her knitting and strode purposefully across the room and into the hall.

    A Mirror Cracked From Side To Side

  • So many valuable and important histories, so many necessary books on every subject, have been written by the professed infidel, as well as by the practical forgetter of God, that you must prepare yourself for a constant state of intellectual watchfulness, as to all the various opinions suggested by the different authors you study.

    The Young Lady's Mentor A Guide to the Formation of Character. In a Series of Letters to Her Unknown Friends

  • "I am a terrible forgetter of dates," she used to say, when any one asked her of the time when; but for the _manner how_ she was never at a loss.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 35, September, 1860

  • Master Cat is a fine forgetter, and although he had heard that the bird king was about to visit the fowl, he went straight ahead eating birds.

    The Breakfast of the Birds, and Other Stories

  • And so, in the waning twilight, Tom Slade, liar and forgetter of his friends, built a camp-fire, on this first night of his lonely sojourn at

    Tom Slade at Black Lake

  • The facts are unless you could offer a witness money enough to take him out the United States and to keep him for the rest of his life, he would develop a good-forgetter, or else the same old gag -- 'been blind folded,' 'didn't see,' and so on, and on, and on; you can't blame them!

    The Freebooters of the Wilderness

  • The culvour is messager of peace, ensample of simpleness, clean of kind, plenteous in children, follower of meekness, friend of company, forgetter of wrongs.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

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