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debaser

[ dih-bey-ser ]
/ dɪˈbeɪ sər /
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noun
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.
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Origin of debaser

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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.

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