abuser

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English abusen (to abuse) + English -er (one that does the specified action).[1]

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Noun[edit]

abuser (plural abusers)

  1. One who abuses someone or something. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.][2]
  2. (obsolete) One who uses in an illegal or wrongful use. [Attested from the mid 17th century until the mid 18th century.][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 8
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 10

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French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

abuser

  1. to abuse (use improperly)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin abūsus (consumed, wasted, misused) +‎ -er.

Verb[edit]

abuser

  1. to abuse