from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which engenders; a begetter.

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  • noun Someone who engenders something or someone.


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From engender +‎ -er.


  • Gone, too, the fixer of oceans and the engenderer of leg thrills, the closer of terrorist prisons and the withdrawerer from wars.

    Obama rubber, Bush glue

  • I hasten to arrive at a second trinity: “the being engendered, the being who engenders, and the being which resembles the engendered and the engenderer.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • To fight or fail, to battle and win, our early days, full of competition for sexual mates, territory and finite resources, became the primitive engenderer of the violence that befalls humanity today, just as it has throughout history.

    Human Hell and the Demons of War

  • The truth is that Boz, the engenderer of these facetiae, apart from his literary gift, was one of the most brilliant, capable young fellows of his generation.

    Bardell v. Pickwick

  • Or, the engenderer of many an embellished cocktail party anecdote, shooting back a letter to a rejecting agent jumping on one of the standard industry euphemisms: What do you mean, you just didn’t fall in love with it?

    Author! Author! » 2007 » November

  • Take this and compare it with the modern tendency: for that modern tendency is to argue that a melody might go on indefinitely almost; there is no reason why it should come to a full stop, for it is not a sentence, but more a line, which, like the rambling incurvations of a frieze, requires no rule to stop it, but alone the will and taste of its engenderer. "

    The Merry-Go-Round


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