Definition of Debaser

1. Noun. A person who lowers the quality or character or value (as by adding cheaper metal to coins).

Exact synonyms: Degrader
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Vulgariser, Vulgarizer
Derivative terms: Debase



Definition of Debaser

1. n. One who, or that which, debases.

Definition of Debaser

1. Noun. One who, or that which, debases. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Debaser

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Debaser

debarking
debarks
debarment
debarments
debarred
debarring
debars
debase
debased
debaser (current term)
debasers
debases
debasing
debasingly
debatable
debatably
debate
debateable
debated
debateful
debatement
debatements
debater
debaters

Literary usage of Debaser

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1. The Later Nineteenth Century by George Saintsbury (1907)
"This continues all through the subsequent works until Schopenhauer, once the great Educator, is a " debaser of the currency," and Wagner, the "Alexander" of ..."

2. Periods of European Literature by George Saintsbury (1907)
"This continues all through the subsequent works until Schopenhauer, once the great Educator, is a " debaser of the currency," and Wagner, the " Alexander" ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"... but be the natural foe of the one, has been the chief debaser of the other, and a common resolve to resist its encroachments everywhen and everywhere. ..."

4. Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. by Samuel Carter Hall (1842)
"... as well as the aspect, of Poverty—a sure debaser of the mind ; the early endurance of which often leaves a moral attainder upon a whole life. ..."

5. The Popular Science MonthlyScience (1893)
"Hypocrisy as a social debaser (4 p.). RW Conant, 3» : 475. elevator (7 p.). J: McElroy, 38 : 599. Incident in school discipline (Misc.), 31 : 714. ..."

6. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1917)
"... and that he is a "common smasher or debaser of the currency";l of Wagner that he is a hierophant, a master of masters, the "Alexander Magnus" of music, ..."

7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1843)
"Pitt, Landor But he was a debaser of the people as well as of the peerage. By § Vol. iii. p. 135. ..."

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