Definition of "slave-trader" []

  • One who trades in slaves; a slaver. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "slave-trader" in a sentence
  • "Other notables include the rotund Peter Ustinov providing comic relief as a cowardly slave-trader, and Charles Laughton, who lends gravitas as a senior Roman senator."
  • "And what most people don't know about John Newton is that after he got saved he continued to work as a slave-trader for six years, and he didn't become an abolitionist for another three and a half decades after that."
  • "Suppose some learned scholar were to discover a Fifth Gospel which proved beyond doubt that Our Lord survived the Cross and became a bandit or a slave-trader, or a politician, even - d'you think it would disturb the Christian faith one little bit?"