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- n. One who enquires.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who inquires or examines; questioner; investigator.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who inquires, searches, or examines; a seeker; an investigator. Also enquirer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who asks a question
Nobody, but we two, knew that the inquirer was the Count de St. Alyre.
The inquirer is a little man with a thin face, and a voice which might be disagreeable, were it not mellowed by good nature.
The inquirer was a Scotchman about thirty years of age; he wore dark glasses and was decently clad; he had been discharged from St. Bartholomew's
'Don't stop to ask questions, cast-iron head,' replied the long man, with great disgust, taking it for granted that the inquirer was a footman; 'but open the door.'
To declare the truth about matters of high interest which a man honors and loves, among wise men who love him, need occasion no fear or faltering in his mind; but to carry on an argument when you are yourself only a hesitating inquirer, which is my condition, is a dangerous and slippery thing; and the danger is not that I shall be laughed at (of which the fear would be childish), but that I shall miss the truth where I have most need to be sure of my footing, and drag my friends after me in my fall.
Fifthly, that may perhaps be of some assistance to an inquirer which is the ruin and destruction of a believer; viz., a brief review, as in passage, of the opinions now received, with their varieties and sects, that they may touch and rouse the intellect and no more.
One I recognised as an "inquirer" who had been brought to my rooms some time previously; the other was a lad I had not seen before.
‘Don’t stop to ask questions, cast – iron head,’ replied the long man, with great disgust, taking it for granted that the inquirer was a footman; ‘but open the door.’
Why not quote the "inquirer" after all, both do REAL credible reporting … I'm sure this passed the polit bureau in the Washington post but obviously no one thought to run this by a thinker … you know some one with a brain who uses it on a regular basis ….
The ambition of the inquirer seemed to limit itself to the annihilation of those visions on which my interest in science was chiefly founded.