Definitions

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  • n. One who vilifies

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who vilifies or defames.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who defames or traduces; a calumniator.

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

  • n. one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel

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Examples

  • One night not long ago, over dinner with ten executives in the finance industry, I heard the president described as “hostile to business,” “anti-wealth,” and “anti-capitalism”; as a “redistributionist,” a “vilifier,” and a “thug.” ...

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » New Names, Same Old Enemies

  • One night not long ago, over dinner with ten executives in the finance industry, I heard the president described as 'hostile to business,' 'anti-wealth,' and 'anti-capitalism'; as a 'redistributionist,' a 'vilifier,' and a 'thug.'

    James Kwak: Wall Street CEOs Are Nuts

  • One night not long ago, over dinner with ten executives in the finance industry, I heard the president described as “hostile to business,” “anti-wealth,” and “anti-capitalism”; as a “redistributionist,” a “vilifier,” and a “thug.”...

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » New Names, Same Old Enemies

  • Re Cure d'Ars, on a distasteful note, the Pill has wheeled out vilifier of Pope Pius XII, John Cornwell, to complain that his diet of mouldy potatoes and use of the discipline is not suitable for our 'enlightened' era.

    The joy of following Christ

  • So I like to think, at least when it really counts, that I'm a circumspect champion and vilifier of triangles.

    Jeff Dorchen: Study Proves Other People Are Even Worse Than We Thought

  • The complete quote is at Zenit: I had to ask myself about the attitude of those who publicly declared fatwas, Islamic juridical verdicts, against me -- I who was a Muslim -- as an “enemy of Islam,” “hypocrite because he is a Coptic Christian who pretends to be a Muslim to do damage to Islam,” “liar and vilifier of Islam,” legitimating my death sentence in this way.

    Honi Soit

  • I had to ask myself about the attitude of those who publicly declared fatwas, Islamic juridical verdicts, against me -- I who was a Muslim -- as an “enemy of Islam,” “hypocrite because he is a Coptic Christian who pretends to be a Muslim to do damage to Islam,” “liar and vilifier of Islam,” legitimating my death sentence in this way.

    Archive 2008-03-23

  • The reality seems to be that you are an insulting bully, a narrow-minded bigot and an arrogant religious vilifier.

    Phew...

  • Perhaps no vilifier of Hillary Clinton traipses across the footlights with a bigger satchel of calumnies than Andrew Sullivan, who diagnosed Mrs. Clinton as “the hollowest form of political life,” a “sociopath.”

    When Democrats Go Post-al

  • Judge was a thief and a spy, yet the Queen, on the petition of his wife, paid the costs of her vilifier.

    Mr. Punch`s history of modern England, Volume I -- 1841-1857

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