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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kyoo-zer]
    • /əˈkyu zər/
    • /əˈkjuːz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kyoo-zer]
    • /əˈkyu zər/

Definitions of accuser word

  • countable noun accuser An accuser is a person who says that another person has done something wrong, especially that he or she has committed a crime. 3
  • noun accuser a person who accuses, especially in a court of law: a trial in which the accuser and accused may freely speak. 1
  • noun accuser One who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault. 1
  • noun accuser person who places blame 1

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Origin of accuser

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50; See origin at accuse, -er1

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Parts of speech for Accuser


accuser popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for accuser

noun accuser

  • tattletale — a talebearer or informer, especially among children.
  • informer — a person who informs against another, especially for money or other reward.
  • rat — any of several long-tailed rodents of the family Muridae, of the genus Rattus and related genera, distinguished from the mouse by being larger.
  • prosecutor — Law. prosecuting attorney. a person, as a complainant or chief witness, instigating prosecution in a criminal proceeding.
  • indict — (of a grand jury) to bring a formal accusation against, as a means of bringing to trial: The grand jury indicted him for murder.

Antonyms for accuser

noun accuser

  • defendant — A defendant is a person who has been accused of breaking the law and is being tried in court.

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