reformer

[ ri-fawr-mer ]
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noun
  1. a person devoted to bringing about significant change in attitudes and practices, such as in politics or society generally or within a particular organization.

  2. Reformer, Church History. any of the leaders of the Reformation.

Origin of reformer

1
First recorded in 1520–30; reform + -er1

Other words from reformer

  • an·ti·re·form·er, noun
  • coun·ter·re·form·er, noun

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