Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person or thing that thwarts.
  • n. A disease of sheep, indicated by shaking, trembling, or convulsive motions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A disease in sheep, indicated by shaking, trembling, or convulsive motions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who crosses or goes athwart.
  • n. One who or that which thwarts or crosses.

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

  • n. someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to thwart + -er

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  • Xenomanes the great traveller and thwarter of dangerous ways, who was come at the bidding and appointment of Panurge, of whose castlewick of Salmigondin he did hold some petty inheritance by the tenure of a mesne fee.

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  • In this room he had often outwatched the night, chewing the cud of his wrongs, invoking vengeance upon the thwarter of his hopes, and swearing through his teeth to even the balance between them.

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  • When I entered who should I see but the eternal thwarter of my happiness, the ever-present Nicholson!

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  • No one is at all concerned that there may be an escaped convict, pretender to the throne, thwarter of Roman law and judgment, dire threat to Jewish authority, alive and well somewhere, and still giving orders to his followers.

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  • John of the Funnels, Abbot of Theleme, and others of the royal house, especially with Xenomanes the great traveller and thwarter of dangerous ways, who was come at the bidding and appointment of Panurge, of whose castlewick of Salmigondin he did hold some petty inheritance by the tenure of a mesne fee.

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  • Nazi-thwarter extreme and sole good guy wandering the dank, 3D corridors of the infamous Castle Wolfenstein.

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