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.
- n. One who protests, either singly, or in a public display of group feeling.
- n. law One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who protests; one who utters a solemn declaration.
- n. (Law) One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.
- n. a person who dissents from some established policy
- n. someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
- From protest + -er. (Wiktionary)
“Ironicly a minute after bush talks about freedom of speech, a protester is arrested. bush later appologised to Hu.”
“Look at that one ouchebag protester is lecturing others about being self absorbed.”
“That is defamation of religion, said Eko Nugroho, a protester from a group calling itself the Students Alliance to Reject Buddha Bar.”
“This whole outing of police provocateurs seems staged to disuade people away from militant tactics .. maybe the point was to get caught so that people at future demos dont support those who believe in a diversity of tactics and makes people think every black-clad militant protester is a provocateur ..”
“I don't think that the flying the flag as a protester is very clear as a message, but crowds of protesters will do their chants, etc, to make their intent known, which is absent here.”
“So, when George Allen stood by and watched ‘his people’ (not cops) physically and quite aggressively remove a very vocal protester from the Omni hotel in Charlottesville just a few short months ago … what was that?”
“You gotta love it when an old radical hippie protester is still out there putting his ass on the line.”
“According to a tweet from KTVK reporter Carey Pena, as well as a subsequent report, report, another protester was allegedly "hit" by McCain's driver.”
“Only Gary Bergeron, McDaid's co-founder, and one other protester were allowed to leave letters at the Pope's doorstep.”
“He was once known as a protester and a graffiti artist who has been arrested at least a dozen times.”
Looking for tweets for protester.