Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who argues or argufies.

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  • noun One who argufies.

Etymologies

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argufy +‎ -er

Examples

  • There was a guy who was foreman of the jury that time who said I had it all over Mr. Erbstein as an argufier and that my arguments made his look like ten cents.

    A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

  • But, if the Agnostic really believes what he says, the "dreadful consequence" argufier (consistently, I admit, with his own principles) virtually asks him to abstain from telling the truth, or to say what he believes to be untrue, because of the supposed injurious consequences to morality.

    Collected Essays, Volume V Science and Christian Tradition: Essays

  • But, if the Agnostic really believes what he says, the "dreadful consequence" argufier

    Lectures and Essays

  • "The interest," he said, "of this figure is not in the modelling, which is good, but because it represents Johnson as he was, in the eye of the crowd of his day; who looked on him, not as the writer, but as the grand _argufier_ and layer-down of the law, the 'settler' of any knotty point whatever; with them the Doctor could decide anything.

    John Forster

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