Definition of Bludgeoner

1. Noun. An assailant who uses a bludgeon.

Generic synonyms: Aggressor, Assailant, Assaulter, Attacker
Derivative terms: Bludgeon



Definition of Bludgeoner

1. Noun. Someone who wields or uses a bludgeon as a weapon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bludgeoner

blubberous
blubbers
blubbery
blubbing
blubbo
blubbos
blubs
blucher
bluchers
blude
bludes
bludged
bludgeon
bludgeoned
bludgeoner (current term)
bludgeoners
bludgeoning
bludgeonings
bludgeons
bludger
bludgers
bludges
bludging
bludie
bludier
bludiest
bludy
blue(a)

Literary usage of Bludgeoner

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1. The Catholic Spirit in Modern English Literature by George Nauman Shuster (1922)
"Beside the fine grace of this book, Ruskin is ponderous and Howells a mere bludgeoner; it is not given to men to write thus. ..."

2. Shelburne Essays: Seventh Series by Paul Elmer More (1910)
"Mr. Clutton-Brock cites for reprobation a long passage from Hazlitt's Table Talk; yet most of what the old bludgeoner says can, with some change of emphasis ..."

3. A History of English Literature by William Robertson Nicoll, Thomas Seccombe (1907)
"... Earl Temple, that maleficent magnate whose obscure alliances and labyrinthine antipathies exactly suit those of the anonymous bludgeoner. ..."

4. The Gaelic Etymology of the Languages of Western Europe and More Especially by Charles Mackay (1877)
"bludgeoner, corrupted to Bludger. — A low thief who does not hesitate to use violence. Johnson gives no etymology of this word. It is not contained in any ..."

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