Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An aspersorium.
  • noun One who asperses or vilifies another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who asperses; especially, one who vilifies another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who asperses.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This avowal was made upon oath, and Schedoni, by the questions he put to him, was careful it should be so full and circumstantial that even the most prejudiced hearer must have been convinced of its truth; while the most unfeeling must have yielded for once to indignation against the asperser, and pity of the aspersed.

    The Italian

  • You, -- in a strong attempt made to hold up to execration the nature of Byron as deformed by all these hideous vices, -- you, my friend, reverently unveiled the countenance of the mighty dead, and the lineaments struck remorse into the heart of every asperser.

    Famous Reviews

  • "Thou liest in thy teeth, ruffian!" cried the young noble, advancing into the press and confronting the last asperser of the Colonna.

    Rienzi, Last of the Roman Tribunes

  • The secret adviser, who steals into the bosom of a family only to poison its repose, the informer — the base asperser of innocence, stand revealed in one person before me.”

    The Italian

  • I wish him there fast enough, "irritably continued this asperser of other men's vocations.

    Under the Country Sky

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