Definitions

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  • n. One who protests, either singly, or in a public display of group feeling.
  • n. One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who protests; one who utters a solemn declaration.
  • n. One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who protests; one who utters a solemn or formal declaration.
  • n. One who protests a bill of exchange, etc.
  • n. [capitalized] Specifically, in Scottish history, a member of a party which protested against the union of the Royalists with the Presbyterians in 1650. Also spelled Protestor.

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

  • n. a person who dissents from some established policy
  • n. someone who participates in a public display of group feeling

Etymologies

From protest +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

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  • Someone in favor of giving or taking tests.

    October 10, 2008