Scorner Scorn"er, n. One who scorns; a despiser; a contemner; specifically, a scoffer at religion. ``Great scorners of death.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly. --Prov. iii. 34. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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