Definition of Scrutiniser
1. Noun. A careful examiner; someone who inspects with great care.
Generic synonyms: Examiner, Inspector
Derivative terms: Scrutinise, Scrutinise, Scrutinize, Scrutinize
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Literary usage of Scrutiniser
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ivory, Apes and Peacocks: Joseph Conrad, Walt Whitman, Jules Laforgue by James Huneker (1915)
"He was myopic, not a trained scrutiniser, and Huysmans, once a disciple, later an opponent of the "naturalistic" documents, maliciously remarked that Zola ..."
2. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down ...by Alexander Kinglake by Alexander Kinglake (1877)
"... periodical press, there is one persistent scrutiniser who (so far as concerns all questions of dry fact) has hitherto proved more formidable than all. ..."
3. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Bon-Joseph Dacier (1840)
"Many expressions were said to have been used by this pope whir!, ought not to be repeated ; for Ciod is the sovereign Judge, and the only scrutiniser of ..."