Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who foments; one who encourages or instigates: commonly in a bad sense: as, a fomenter of sedition.
  • noun A device for applying heat to any part of the body, consisting usually of a tin vessel made to contain hot water, and shaped as its purpose requires.

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

  • noun One who foments; one who encourages or instigates.

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  • noun One who incites or promotes.

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

  • noun one who agitates; a political troublemaker

Etymologies

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From foment + -er

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