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protest +‎ -or


protestor (plural protestors)

  1. Alternative spelling of protester
    • 2013, Julian Sher, Somebody's Daughter
      No flashy dressers, skimpily dressed starlets, or celebrities stepping out of stretch limos. Instead, on a warm Friday evening in June 2009, one hundred protestors sang prayers, chanted slogans, and carried signs []
    • 2020 December 16, Nigel Harris interviews Mark Thurston, “HS2 is still the right thing to do...”, in Rail, page 43:
      We also talk about dealing with protestors, whose actions are creating additional costs of tens of millions of pounds.



From prō- +‎ testor.



prōtestor (present infinitive prōtestārī, perfect active prōtestātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I testify, bear witness
  2. I protest


   Conjugation of prōtestor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōtestor prōtestāris, prōtestāre prōtestātur prōtestāmur prōtestāminī prōtestantur
imperfect prōtestābar prōtestābāris, prōtestābāre prōtestābātur prōtestābāmur prōtestābāminī prōtestābantur
future prōtestābor prōtestāberis, prōtestābere prōtestābitur prōtestābimur prōtestābiminī prōtestābuntur
perfect prōtestātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōtestātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōtestātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōtester prōtestēris, prōtestēre prōtestētur prōtestēmur prōtestēminī prōtestentur
imperfect prōtestārer prōtestārēris, prōtestārēre prōtestārētur prōtestārēmur prōtestārēminī prōtestārentur
perfect prōtestātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōtestātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōtestāre prōtestāminī
future prōtestātor prōtestātor prōtestantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōtestārī prōtestātum esse prōtestātūrum esse
participles prōtestāns prōtestātus prōtestātūrus prōtestandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
prōtestandī prōtestandō prōtestandum prōtestandō prōtestātum prōtestātū



  • protestor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • protestor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette