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batterer

[bat-er-er]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that batters.
  2. 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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  • It is Ocean, usurper of Earth's deepest vales, besieger of islands, batterer of continents.


British Dictionary definitions for batterer

batterer

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