[ ri-fawr-mer ]
/ rɪˈfɔr mər /


a person devoted to bringing about reform, as in politics or society.
(initial capital letter) any of the leaders of the Reformation.

Origin of reformer

First recorded in 1520–30; reform + -er1

Related forms

an·ti·re·form·er, nouncoun·ter·re·form·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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