Definition of Abridger

1. Noun. One who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work.

Exact synonyms: Abbreviator
Generic synonyms: Redact, Redactor, Reviser, Rewrite Man, Rewriter
Derivative terms: Abbreviate, Abbreviate, Abridge



Definition of Abridger

1. n. One who abridges.

Definition of Abridger

1. Noun. One who abridges. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abridger

1. one that abridges [n -S] - See also: abridges

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abridger

abrenunciation
abrenunciations
abreption
abreptions
abreuvoir
abreuvoirs
abri
abricock
abricocks
abridgable
abridge
abridged
abridgedly
abridgement
abridgements
abridger (current term)
abridgers
abridges
abridging
abridgment
abridgments
abrim
abrin
abrine
abrins
abris
abristle
abroach
abroached
abroaches

Literary usage of Abridger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review by John Henry Newman, James Shergold Boone (1808)
"... the abridger probably thought, and we entirely agree with him, would be more properly ... operating as a motive; and the abridger, with great propriety, ..."

2. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1835)
"abridger*, Compilers, and Translators, are now alike regarded with contempt ; yet to form their works with skill requires an exertion of judgment, ..."

3. The British Critic: A New Review (1808)
"... the abridger probably thought, and we entirely agree with him, would be more properly treated in the ..."

4. An Appeal in Behalf of the Views of the Eternal World and State and the by Samuel Noble (1851)
"The Translator, being entirely ignorant of his subject, very often misrepresents the abridger, and the abridger is very far from justly exhibiting his ..."

5. The Classical Journal (1813)
"Mr. Bryant and his abridger think that the river Arnon was to the south of Moab ... But the abridger will find, by giving a little attention <o the subject, ..."

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