Definition of Tormenter

1. Noun. Someone who torments.

Exact synonyms: Persecutor, Tormentor
Specialized synonyms: Harasser, Blighter, Cuss, Gadfly, Pest, Pesterer, Tantaliser, Tantalizer, Witch-hunter
Generic synonyms: Oppressor
Derivative terms: Persecute, Torment, Torment, Torment, Torment, Torment



2. Noun. A flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings.
Exact synonyms: Teaser, Tormentor
Generic synonyms: Flat
Derivative terms: Torment, Torment

Definition of Tormenter

1. n. One who, or that which, torments; a tormentor.

Definition of Tormenter

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of tormentor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tormenter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tormenter

tories
torii
torikumi
torikumi-hyo
torilto
torinaoshi
torit
torive
torlike
torma
tormas
torment
tormenta
tormented
tormentedly
tormenter (current term)
tormenters
tormentful
tormentil
tormentils
tormenting
tormentingly
tormentise
tormentor
tormentors
tormentour
tormentours
tormentress
tormentresses
tormentries

Literary usage of Tormenter

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1. Play Production in America by Arthur Edwin Krows (1916)
"In most theaters, the tormenter entrances are seldom used, because a character, stepping across the curtain-line, or where the act drop rises and falls, ..."

2. Play Production in America by Arthur Edwin Krows (1916)
"Also, most playhouses aiming to confine their work to the so-called " legitimate " stage, ignore the tormenter entrances altogether, and begin numbering ..."

3. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"»id. in £dfe[n, 2.5 —nogel, m. 1. tenter-hook; 2. clasp (headed) nail; - pflug, m. Agr. horse-hoe, horse-rake, tormenter; ..."

4. Dizionario italiano, inglese, francese: A concise dictionary of the Italian by Alfred Elwes (1855)
"... «m. a tormenter: qui tourmente, m. Tormentare, tan. to torment ; тех; grieve; infest; trouble; be grieved; tormented i tourmenter ; vexer ..."

5. Lexicon Balatronicum: A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and ...by Francis Grose, Hewson Clarke by Francis Grose, Hewson Clarke (1811)
"tormenter of CATGUT. A fiddler. TORY. An advocate for absolute monarchy and church power; also an Irish vagabond, robber, or rapparee. Toss POT. A drunkard. ..."

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