a person who accuses, especially in a court of law: a trial in which the accuser and accused may freely speak.

Nearby words

  1. accusative,
  2. accusatorial,
  3. accusatory,
  4. accuse,
  5. accused,
  6. accusing,
  7. accustom,
  8. accustomed,
  9. accustomed to,
  10. accutane

Origin of accuser

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at accuse, -er1

Related formsself-ac·cus·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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