Definition of Besieger

1. Noun. An enemy who lays siege to your position.

Generic synonyms: Enemy, Foe, Foeman, Opposition
Derivative terms: Besiege



2. Noun. An energetic petitioner.

Definition of Besieger

1. n. One who besieges; - - opposed to the besieged.

Definition of Besieger

1. Noun. A person who besieges ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Besieger

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Besieger

beshrewing
beshrews
beshroud
beshrouded
beshrouding
beshrouds
beshut
beside
beside oneself
beside the point
besides
besiege
besieged
besiegement
besiegements
besieger (current term)
besiegers
besieges
besieging
besiegingly
besigh
besighed
besighing
besighs
besilesomab
besilver
besing
besinging
besings
besique

Literary usage of Besieger

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1. Sporting Adventures in the Far West by John Mortimer Murphy (1879)
"... and death of the besieger—How a doctor captured a bear—Water versus courage—A public singer and an imaginary bear—The remuneration given for keeping his ..."

2. Headaches by Henry Goode Wright (1856)
"Its ramparts are fallen and its walls are broken, and the besieger, Death, will assuredly allow no weak point to escape his attack. ..."

3. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1860)
"The advantages of position, number, and material, are all on the side of the besieger. But so soon as the latter is compelled to engage in subterranean ..."

4. Mahdiism and the Egyptian Sudan: Being an Account of the Rise and Progress by Francis Reginald Wingate (1891)
"... BOOK VI—(continued) FALL OF KHARTUM • The third statement—The fall of Khartum from a besieger's point of view—The emir fiki ..."

5. The young Nile-voyagers by Anne Bowman, Johann Baptist Zwecker (1868)
"... The Siege commenced—Dangerous Arrows—The First Blood shed—A Sally from the Fort—The Disconcerted besieger—The Contents of the Lion's Skin—The Fatal Gun. ..."

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