detractor

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From Anglo-Norman detractour, from Old French detractor.

Noun[edit]

detractor (plural detractors)

  1. A person who belittles the worth of another person or cause.
    • 2012, Tom Lamont, How Mumford & Sons became the biggest band in the world (in The Daily Telegraph, 15 November 2012)[1]
      Four polite Englishmen in their middle 20s, feigning like firewater drunks in a Eugene O'Neill play: it's exactly the stuff that makes their detractors groan.

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Noun[edit]

dētractor m (genitive dētractōris); third declension

  1. detractor, disparager

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dētractor dētractōrēs
genitive dētractōris dētractōrum
dative dētractōrī dētractōribus
accusative dētractōrem dētractōrēs
ablative dētractōre dētractōribus
vocative dētractor dētractōrēs

Verb[edit]

dētractor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of dētractō