abuser

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abuse +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

abuser (plural abusers)

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

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 10

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abus +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.by.ze/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

abuser

  1. to mislead
  2. (followed by the preposition de) to take advantage of somebody (especially sexually)
  3. to abuse (use improperly)
  4. (intransitive, slang) to go too far
    Mec, t'abuses, ça fait au moins trente minutes que je t'attends !
    Synonym: exagérer

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Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

abuser

  1. (Jersey) to abuse