Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who traduces, in any sense; especially, a slanderer; a calumniator.

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

  • noun One who traduces; a slanderer; a calumniator.
  • noun obsolete One who derives or deduces.

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

  • noun One who traduces.
  • noun Someone who traduces or translates from one language to another.
  • noun A utility that can facilitate traduction.

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

  • noun one who attacks the reputation of another by slander or libel

Etymologies

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traduce +‎ -er, from Latin trādūcō

Examples

  • He was mortified and angry, and yet he was helpless because his traducer was a woman.

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  • After a definition of a "traducer," which was quite superfluous

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  • In charge of the raid was the inexorable Archibald Stevenson, whom one editorial writer described as “the traducer of Miss Jane Addams and other reputable persons whom he gazetted in the public press as sympathizers with Germany in January.”

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  • In charge of the raid was the inexorable Archibald Stevenson, whom one editorial writer described as “the traducer of Miss Jane Addams and other reputable persons whom he gazetted in the public press as sympathizers with Germany in January.”

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  • In charge of the raid was the inexorable Archibald Stevenson, whom one editorial writer described as “the traducer of Miss Jane Addams and other reputable persons whom he gazetted in the public press as sympathizers with Germany in January.”

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  • The slanderer and traducer was Menon; so, at any rate, he suspected, because he knew that he had had meetings with

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  • Another way is to allege that your action was due to mistake, or bad luck, or necessity as Sophocles said he was not trembling, as his traducer maintained, in order to make people think him an old man, but because he could not help it; he would rather not be eighty years old.

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  • Through this thorny lexicon of human endeavor Nicholas dragged Hatta, the traducer, the craven, as if he were a bleating sheep Nicholas was taking to market.

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  • This idle rumour was carefully circulated; the clergy, who had long been disaffected, went from house to house denouncing the czar as a heretic, and calling an their countrymen to rise against the insolent traducer of their religion; and the secret of his birth and imposition was everywhere proclaimed.

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  • "Devil," in the original, means traducer or slanderer.

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