dispraiser
noun see dispraise

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dispraiser — Dis*prais er, n. One who blames or dispraises. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispraiser — See dispraise. * * * …   Universalium

  • dispraiser — dis·prais·er …   English syllables

  • dispraiser — noun see dispraise I …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispraise — dispraiser, n. dispraisingly, adv. /dis prayz /, v., dispraised, dispraising, n. v.t. 1. to speak of as undeserving or unworthy; censure; disparage. n. 2. an act or instance of dispraising; censure. [1300 50; ME < AF, OF despreis(i)er, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • Discommender — Dis com*mend er, n. One who discommends; a dispraiser. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispraise — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English dispraisen, from Anglo French despreiser, despriser, from des dis + preiser to praise Date: 13th century to comment on with disapproval or censure • dispraise noun • dispraiser noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dispraisingly — See dispraiser. * * * …   Universalium

  • dispraise — /dɪsˈpreɪz/ (say dis prayz) verb (t) (dispraised, dispraising) 1. to speak of as undeserving; censure; disparage. –noun 2. act of dispraising; censure. –dispraiser, noun –dispraising, adjective –dispraisingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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