Definition of Smotherer

1. Noun. A person who stifles or smothers or suppresses. "I see from all the yawn smotherers that it is time to stop"

Exact synonyms: Stifler
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Smother, Stifle, Stifle



Definition of Smotherer

1. Noun. Agent noun of smother; one who smothers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smotherer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smotherer

smorat
smorbrod
smorbrods
smore
smored
smores
smorgasbord
smorgasbords
smoring
smorzando
smorzato
smote
smoterlich
smother
smothered
smotherer (current term)
smotherers
smotheriness
smothering
smotheringly
smothers
smothery
smouch
smouched
smouches
smouching
smoulder
smouldered
smoulderer
smoulderers

Literary usage of Smotherer

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1. News Hunting on Three Continents by Julius Chambers (1921)
"(The smotherer). 'The sun was high before Starrett was sufficiently recovered to sit his horse. Although I reported the matter to the Alcalde of Santiago, ..."

2. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Day (1824)
"He is a smotherer, and maintainer of felonies. R. 2 Cro. 267. { I have every reason to believe he burnt said barn. Logan v. Steele; 1 Bibb, 593. ..."

3. Selected Articles on National Defense by Julia Emily Johnsen (1920)
"Their propaganda showed frankly enough that they want universal service as an antidote or smotherer of social ferment, as a means of inculcating respect for ..."

4. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips (1826)
"Is the smotherer of Henry Stephens shewing him up a miracle of discretion and gossiping ? If so, it is reserved, we trust, ..."

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