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Definition of "besieger" [be•sie•ger]

  • A person who besieges (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "besieger" in a sentence
  • "Josephus, following probably a Roman authority, gives an account of the fortifications of Jerusalem from the point of view of the besieger, which is confirmed in large part by modern research. ["
  • ""Besiege" takes a preposition, "by," and an object: you can't be besieged without a besieger, but you will never find out the identity of the besieger inside the barricades that protect you from whatever it is."
  • "Appalachee troops also raided Cornwallis's supply lines so often that after less than a month it became quite clear that Cornwallis was the besieged, not the besieger."