verb (used with object), re·proved, re·prov·ing.
verb (used without object), re·proved, re·prov·ing.
Origin of reprove
Examples from the Web for reprover
Besides it is a jeering and flouting vice, and apt to put jests on the reprover.Microcosmography|John Earle
What a dreadful state, when man's conscience ceases to be his reprover!
If Asa sin, and the prophet tell him of it, his rage may proceed to imprison his reprover.A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)|Richard Baxter
Out upon you, Anton Lennox, that set up for a man of God and a reprover of others.The Men of the Moss-Hags|S. R. Crockett
We have reason to believe that, if Peter rashly erred, he freely acknowledged his error, and honoured his reprover.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
British Dictionary definitions for reprover
Word Origin for reprove
Word Origin and History for reprover
c.1300, from Old French reprover "accuse, blame" (12c.), from Late Latin reprobare "disapprove, reject, condemn" (see reprobate). Related: Reproved; reproving.