verb (used with object), blas·phemed, blas·phem·ing.
verb (used without object), blas·phemed, blas·phem·ing.
Origin of blaspheme
Examples from the Web for blasphemer
He should at once shun the blasphemer, who is by his blasphemy for ever filled with sin.The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha|Madhava Acharya
A devout religious person is told that his friend is an atheist and a blasphemer, rejects belief and denies Providence.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
"He's a blasphemer, Mr. Gupperduck, I'm sorry to say," volunteered Mrs. Bindle.Adventures of Bindle|Herbert George Jenkins
No, but my right; for you are the sacrilegist and the blasphemer who makes of the Son of man a hideous caricature.The Quest|Frederik van Eeden
In a little time Numa is no longer a blasphemer, the name is given only to such as doubt the existence of the nymph.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
British Dictionary definitions for blasphemer
Word Origin for blaspheme
Word Origin and History for blasphemer
mid-14c., from Old French blasfemer "to blaspheme" (14c., Modern French blasphémer), from Church Latin blasphemare (also in Late Latin "revile, reproach"), from Greek blasphemein "to speak lightly or amiss of sacred things, to slander," from blasphemos "evil-speaking" (see blasphemy). A reintroduction after the original word had been worn down and sense-shifted to blame. Related: Blasphemed; blaspheming.