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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes a practice of discovering others' faults and censuring them; a scold.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who picks flaws or points out faults; one who complains or objects.
  • n. An electrical or mechanical device for finding a fault in a current of electricity.

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

  • n. someone who is critical of the motives of others

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