Meaning of debaser in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈbeɪsə/


See debase

‘Numerous laws and statutes enacted against ‘multipliers of metals’ and debasers of coins suggest that this was a profitable medieval equivalent of money-laundering and financial fraud.’
  • ‘America needs a third political party - a real third party that will stand up to Washington's nefarious tax tyrants and dollar debasers.’
  • ‘A perpetual drunkard and debaser of women, he spends most of his waking hours wandering around his house in a bathrobe, playing racquetball in a converted barn, and painting nudes.’
  • ‘The Emperor Nero was a great man for this carry-on, as was Henry VIII of England, who earned himself the title of ‘the great debaser’.’