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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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abuser” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →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 !(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonym: exagérer

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Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

abuser

  1. (Jersey) to abuse