Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, tarnishes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, tarnishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which tarnishes.

Etymologies

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tarnish +‎ -er

Examples

  • It's the kind of stuff you'd expect from Paris Hilton, say or the publicist for some other vacuous tabloid tarnisher who is famous for, well, being famous.

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  • Brahmanas and tarnisher of the fame of the Kurus, shall be taken within seven nights hence to the regions of Yama (Death) by the snake Takshaka, the powerful king of serpents, stimulated thereto by the strength of my words! '

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Adi Parva

  • Essentially, when you want to print you'll be sending your request over to a Googlestation up in the clouds, which in turn will translate those instructions and forward them along to the nearest paper tarnisher.

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  • Also is an old Scots and Irish dialect word for a huge meal.

    January 9, 2018