(usually initial capital letter) (during the British Civil War) a member of the Parliamentary army advocating constitutional reforms, equal rights, and religious tolerance.
Chiefly British. leveler.
- self-lev·el·ler, noun
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How to use leveller in a sentence
The old leveller, Nature, is at her eternal work of rotation, turning the big wheel round.The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
He was an Educationalist, and Education is the true leveller.Res Judicat | Augustine Birrell
The most immediate effect upon Glen of the leveller's departure was to promote him and increase his pay.Campmates | Kirk Munroe
The eighteenth century was by no means a leveller of distinctions, but all classes met together without levelling.South London | Sir Walter Besant
Like Mrs. Cornelys's masquerades and assemblies, Vauxhall was the great leveller of the eighteenth century.South London | Sir Walter Besant
British Dictionary definitions for leveller
a person or thing that levels
a person who works for the abolition of inequalities
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