Definition of Surmiser

1. n. One who surmises.



Definition of Surmiser

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surmiser

surlily
surliness
surlinesses
surling
surlings
surloin
surloins
surly
surmark
surmarks
surmisable
surmisal
surmisals
surmise
surmised
surmiser (current term)
surmisers
surmises
surmising
surmount
surmountable
surmounted
surmounter
surmounters
surmounting
surmounts
surmullet
surmullets
surname
surnamed

Literary usage of Surmiser

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"One who surmises, in any sense; a surmiser. [Rare.] lie meant no reflection ... Browning, Mesmerism. surmiser ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1892)
"One ingenious surmiser has hazarded the opinion that elephants were common in Syria in those days, and that a score or two of these- animals could have ..."

3. An Alabama Student and Other Biographical Essays by William Osler (1908)
"Wood speaks of Harvey as the surmiser of the little world, to distinguish him from another Englishman who first went about the greater world. ..."

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