Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who offers excuses or pleads in extenuation of the fault of another.
  • n. One who excuses or forgives another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who offers excuses or pleads in extenuation of the fault of another.
  • n. One who excuses or forgives another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who offers excuses or pleads for himself or for another.
  • n. One who excuses or accepts the excuse or apology of another.

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

  • n. a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense

Etymologies

excuse +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I am saddened that in today's CiF Observer offering we have to deal with not only the apologist and excuser of all things coalition, Mr Rawnsley, but also are being subjected to the one sided outpourings of Mr Cameron and an inexplicably fawning article on Nick Clegg by Mr Porter and that's about it as far as the coverage of this weeks mismanagement of the country by our coalition government goes.

    The spotlight begins to shine on the coalition's flaws and faultlines | Andrew Rawnsley

  • I am saddended that in today's CiF Observer offering we have to deal with not only the apologist and excuser of all things coalition, Mr Rawnsley, but also are being subjected to the one sided outpourings of Mr Cameron and an inexplicably fawning article on Nick Clegg by Mr Porter and that's about it as far as the coverage of this weeks mismanagement of the country by our coalition government goes.

    Project Merlin: Mr Osborne's paltry deal with the banks insults the taxpayer | Observer editorial

  • McCain in an angry and abusive man, a warmonger, a patriarch, a defender of privilege, an excuser of torture, and an advocate of a repressive and intolerant society.

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  • Paul Rowen has switched by way of screeeching U-Turn from a "benefit of hindsight", from "not excusing the inexcusable", from praising the 1982 Yorkshire TV Alice documentary kinda fella, albeit highly confused about the safety and desirability of redeveloping the TBA Killing Fields of the Spodden Valley, to a bit of an excuser.

    Asbestos in Schools: Foolish Rowen Backs Up Cyril

  • If you are wondering whether this DiGenova is the husband of the TraitorGate excuser Victor Toensing, you are correct.

    The Prosecutor Purge: DiGenova for the Defense

  • All has to do with an incident report -- a police incident report that was filed in Creedmoor, about 15 mile from here, filed 10 years ago by at excuser.

    CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2006

  • K. is bosh; I have no use for him; but we must do what we can with the fellow meanwhile; he is good-humoured and honest, but inefficient, idle himself, the cause of idleness in others, grumbling, a self-excuser — all the faults in a bundle.

    Vailima Letters

  • I would become basically an excuser rather than a healer.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2005

  • We insist that there are no excuses for this failure; Rothstein plays the role of chief excuser.

    'Must Schools Fail?': An Exchange

  • Nous vous prions de nous excuser pour le désagrément occasionné.

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