[ dih-bey-ser ]

  1. a person or thing that reduces the quality, value, rank, or significance or someone or something:Known for his profanity-laced rants, the speaker delights in his reputation as a debaser of the public discourse.

Origin of debaser


Words Nearby debaser Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use debaser in a sentence

  • When I pressed him closer, he said he had been present at one hanging at Tyburn, but that was of a debaser of coins.

    Sir Ludar | Talbot Baines Reed
  • Of Ephraim, the debaser of the coin, we have spoken; also of the king's manner towards Jews.