Each girl is a compromiser, Undine being the boldest; she did a lot of shifting and indulged in much cowardly evasion.
The dogmatist has called the great Emancipator a compromiser.
"Dizzy," he said, was not a compromiser; if he had opponents, he recognized them as such and never sought to placate them.
He is not a compromiser, but a combatant, and his blows have been telling ones.
If the maxim of the compromiser were sound, it ought to be capable of universal application.
I'm not naturally a trimmer and a compromiser--but, poor Honora!
War will start up every man whose livelihood hangs upon trade, intensifying him into a compromiser.
Yet in his rôle of compromiser, Douglas made much of this vote.
I am no compromiser, no treaty-maker, no haggler, no beggar.
But at such times Basine revealed his interesting talents as a compromiser, fence straddler, pacifier.
early 15c., "a joint promise to abide by an arbiter's decision," from Middle French compromis (13c.), from Latin compromissus, past participle of compromittere "to make a mutual promise" (to abide by the arbiter's decision), from com- "together" (see com-) + promittere (see promise). The main modern sense of "a coming to terms" is from extension to the settlement itself (late 15c.).
mid-15c., from compromise (n.). Related: Compromised; compromising.