from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who opposes; an opponent; an adversary.

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

  • noun One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist; an adversary.

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

  • noun One who opposes, one who shows opposition

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

  • noun someone who offers opposition


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  • Think about it: an African-American and a former civil rights "opposer".

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  • Of course the state where their representative is the long opposer to a bill acknowledging that slaves built Capitol would love to have her.

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  • This President, by his spineless behavior, has turned me from a supporter to an opposer of the Democratic Party.

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  • First off I am a strong opposer of affirmative action it does not create equality or equal opportunity.

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  • I found it interesting that your supporter was a college student and the opposer was obviously a olderassuming college graduatedprofessional.

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  • Although I was a 2000-McCain supporter and an ardent 2008-McCain opposer, I am very glad to see him make this response instead of the previous "why are you trying to call me old?"

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  • Oh, as opposed to the rolling eyes and looks of disgust during the debates, the many accusations of terrorism and socialism, the silence when the 527's accused Obama of killing babies, being a Muslim, and a staunch opposer of Israel ... yeah, I can see how the righties would be hurt that Obama was supposedly "disrepectful" to McCain.

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  • The 2005 Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature was an equally ardent opposer of the 1991 Gulf War, the 2001 U.S. war in Afghanistan, who predicted the American invasion of Iraq in 2003 who called the American president a "bloodthirsty wild animal" condemning both Bush and Tony Blair as "war criminals."

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  • Anthony Wedgewood Benn the faux ally of Arthur Scargill, the opposer of the Falklands war the man who's always against any kind of common sense.

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  • As an avid opposer of terrorism, I hope this unrealistic adventure of Prabhakaran, who has been in the forefront of bloodshed in Sri Lanka in the name of creation of independent Elam, will give a lesson to the terrorist organizations world over to give up arms and return to main stream of life.

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