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Definition of "denouncer" [de•noun•cer]

  • One who, or that which, denounces. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "denouncer" in a sentence
  • "And all the worse for the doomed man, that the denouncer was a well-known citizen, his own attached friend, the father of his wife."
  • "He is best known as a denouncer of left-wing student activists in the 1970s, though he repeatedly denied any role in the slaughter of student protesters on Oct. 6, 1976, when a clash with security forces killed at least 46 people and wounded hundreds."
  • "It had been his intention, in reviewing what he considered to be the necessary proprieties of clerical life, in laying out his own future mode of living, to assume no peculiar sacerdotal strictness; he would not be known as a denouncer of dancing or of card-tables, of theatres or of novel-reading; he would take the world around him, as he found it, endeavouring by precept and practice to lend a hand to the gradual amelioration which Christianity is producing; but he would attempt no sudden or majestic reforms."