Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who protests; one who utters a solemn or formal declaration.
  • noun One who protests a bill of exchange, etc.
  • noun [capitalized] Specifically, in Scottish history, a member of a party which protested against the union of the Royalists with the Presbyterians in 1650. Also spelled Protestor.

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

  • noun One who protests; one who utters a solemn declaration.
  • noun (Law) One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.

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

  • noun One who protests, either singly, or in a public display of group feeling.
  • noun law One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.

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

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
  • noun someone who participates in a public display of group feeling

Etymologies

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From protest +‎ -er.

Examples

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  • Someone in favor of giving or taking tests.

    October 10, 2008