Definition of Detractor

1. Noun. One who disparages or belittles the worth of something.




Definition of Detractor

1. n. One who detracts; a derogator; a defamer.

Definition of Detractor

1. Noun. A person who belittles the worth of another person or cause. ¹

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Definition of Detractor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detractor

detoxify
detoxifying
detoxing
detract
detractable
detracted
detracteth
detracting
detractingly
detraction
detractions
detractious
detractive
detractively
detractiveness
detractor (current term)
detractors
detractory
detractour
detractress
detractresses
detracts
detraditionalisation
detraditionalise
detraditionalised
detraditionalising
detraditionalization
detraditionalize
detraditionalized
detraditionalizes

Literary usage of Detractor

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1. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"Does the listener sin grievously who endures a detractor ? R. According to the Apostle : " They are worthy of death, not only who do (what is sinful), ..."

2. Aquinas Ethicus: Or, The Moral Teaching of St. Thomas. A Translation of the by Thomas, Joseph Rickaby (1896)
"Does the listener sin grievously who endures a detractor ? R. According to the Apostle : " They are worthy of death, not only who do (what is sinful), ..."

3. The Club: Or, A Gray Cap for a Green Head. A Dialogue Between a Father and Son by James Puckle, John Thurston (1834)
"A SPLENETIC detractor, excellent ;1t misrepresenting, misunderstanding, and misinterpreting his neighbour's thoughts, words, and actions, dealt much in ..."

4. Resolves, Divine, Moral and Political by Owen Felltham (1840)
"To over-commend a man, I know is not good: but the detractor wounds three, with the one arrow of his viperous tongue. Indeed it is hard to speak a man true, ..."

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