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Definition of "expounders" [expounders]

  • Plural form of expounder. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expounders" in a sentence
  • "They may be made to change their meaning by processes of interpretation; elasticity in a creed is favorable to permanence -- it is thereby able to adapt itself to changing conditions -- and the degree of elasticity depends largely on the persons who are its authorized expounders, that is, on the area of public opinion that these persons represent."
  • "As a vessel of war requires a harbor, and usually a better harbor than a merchant-vessel, it strikes us the "expounders" would do well to give this thought a moment's attention."
  • "It is a little extraordinary that the fingers of so many of the great "expounders" turn out to be "thumbs," however, exhibiting clumsiness, rather than that adroit lightness which usually characterizes the dexterity of men who are in the habit of rummaging other people's pockets, for their own especial purposes."