calumniator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

calumniate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

calumniator (plural calumniators)

  1. A person who calumniates (slanders, or makes personal attacks upon, others).
    • 1857 Charles Dickens - Household Words: A Weekly Journal
      He did not go to the police and cover the calumniator with infamy before the tribunals.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From calumnior +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calumniātor m (genitive calumniātōris, feminine calumniātrīx); third declension

  1. pettifogger
  2. chicaner

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative calumniātor calumniātōrēs
Genitive calumniātōris calumniātōrum
Dative calumniātōrī calumniātōribus
Accusative calumniātōrem calumniātōrēs
Ablative calumniātōre calumniātōribus
Vocative calumniātor calumniātōrēs

Verb[edit]

calumniātor

  1. second-person singular future active imperative of calumnior
  2. third-person singular future active imperative of calumnior

References[edit]

  • calumniator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • calumniator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • calumniator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette