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batterer

[ bat-er-er ]
/ ˈbæt ər ər /
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noun
a person or thing that batters.
a person who inflicts violent physical abuse upon a child, spouse, or other person.
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Origin of batterer

First recorded in 1605–15; batter1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for batterer

batterer
/ (ˈbætərə) /

noun
  1. a person who batters someone
  2. (in combination)baby-batterer; wife-batterer
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