protester

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From protest +‎ -er.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /pɹəˈtestəɹ/, /ˈpɹoʊtestəɹ/

Noun[edit]

protester (plural protesters)

  1. One who protests, either singly or in a public display of group feeling.
    • 2013 June 7, Gary Younge, “Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 18: 
      The dispatches […] also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies. Having lectured the Arab world about democracy for years, its collusion in suppressing freedom was undeniable as protesters were met by weaponry and tear gas made in the west, employed by a military trained by westerners.
    The protesters thronged Trafalgar Square and sang anti-war songs.
  2. (law) One who protests a bill of exchange, or note.

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protester

  1. to protest; to object

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Latin[edit]

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prōtester

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of prōtestor

Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

protester

  1. to claim
    • 1552, François Rabelais, Le Tiers Livre:
      Lucillius, lequel protestoit n'escrire que a ses Tarentins & Consentinois

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protester

  1. indefinite plural of protest