Definition of modernizer in English:



(also British moderniser)

See modernize

‘Dean has been a modernizer and innovator, and should be embraced for it.’
  • ‘The idea that progress comes through conflict has been lost to the idea that progress comes through allowing modernisers to do exactly what they want.’
  • ‘He was always a moderniser, a reformist - and if he was alive today, he would have had me to listen to.’
  • ‘The modernisers believe that a leaf must be taken from the experience of New Zealand and Australia, where non-military members are welcome.’
  • ‘Despite this there are modernisers who demand that the party should embrace more radical reform.’



/ˈmädərˌnīzər/ /ˈmɑdərˌnaɪzər/