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uplifter

[uhp-lif-ter]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that uplifts.
  2. a person engaged in or devoted to social or moral uplift.
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Origin of uplifter

First recorded in 1575–85; uplift + -er1
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Examples from the Web for uplifter

Historical Examples

  • He was to the end of the chapter a recognized prophet, an uplifter and leader.

    Laurence Sterne in Germany

    Harvey Waterman Thayer

  • One of the uplifter's admirers offered verbal encouragement.

    Lady Luck

    Hugh Wiley

  • Honey Tone Boone, the uplifter, trailed along with the policeman.

    Lady Luck

    Hugh Wiley

  • Lily the mascot had seen fit to accept the uplifter's invitation.

    Lady Luck

    Hugh Wiley

  • She no longer knew herself, she, the uplifter, a crouching suppliant.

    Paths of Judgement

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick