respecter

[ri-spek-ter]
noun
  1. someone or something that is influenced by the social standing, importance, power, or any deterrent put forth by persons or things (used chiefly in negative constructions): Death is no respecter of wealth.

Origin of respecter

First recorded in 1605–15; respect + -er1
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respecter

noun
  1. a person who respects someone or something
  2. no respecter of persons a person whose attitude and behaviour is uninfluenced by consideration of another's rank, power, wealth, etc
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