Definition of Accuser

1. Noun. Someone who imputes guilt or blame.

Generic synonyms: Controversialist, Disputant, Eristic
Derivative terms: Accuse, Accuse



Definition of Accuser

1. n. One who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault.

Definition of Accuser

1. Noun. Agent noun of accuse; one who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accuser

1. one that accuses [n -S] - See also: accuses

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accuser

accusativeness
accusatives
accusator
accusatorial
accusatorially
accusatorily
accusators
accusatory
accusatour
accusatrices
accusatrix
accuse
accused
accuser (current term)
accusers
accuses
accusest
accuseth
accusing
accusingly
accusive
accusor
accusors
accusour
accustom
accustomable
accustomably
accustomance

Literary usage of Accuser

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1. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1842)
"2'' If the praetor allowed his name to be enrolled, for he might refuse it,26 then the accuser delivered to the praetor a scroll or tablet,27 accurately 1 ..."

2. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1867)
"his appearance as an accuser, yet before this he has given this testimony of him, that the hatred that had been drawn upon him, and the general obloquy of ..."

3. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1830)
"THE accuser IN A CRIMINAL TRIAL. ANY Roman citizen might accuse another ... But it was reckoned dishonourable to become an accuser, unless for the sake of ..."

4. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"If he is found guilty of a private wrong, he is painted white, and made to stand out at fifty paces in front of the accuser and his friends, all fully armed ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the Practice, Pleadings ...by Joseph Chitty by Joseph Chitty (1819)
"... which expression is construed to include, as well the accuser, as all witnesses in support of the charge, as incident to this authority, has a power to ..."

6. The works of Thomas Goodwin by Thomas Goodwin (1861)
"10, or impleader against us ; and as the accuser of us to God, in God's court, and before his tribunal, (for to accuse in a court the word may seem to ..."

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