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- n. One who upsets (something); a disrupter.
- n. A person or device that turns something upside down
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which upsets; also, one who or that which sets up; specifically, a tool used in upsetting a tire.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an unexpected winner; someone who defeats the favorite competitor
Did anyone ever notice that in the last 100 years the only time the Democrats could win the presidency was if there was a third pary upsetter 1912, 1992
KING: Every time I moderate a debate on this issue they get upsetter and upsetter.
KING: Every time I moderate a debate on this issue, they get upsetter and upsetter.
How, then, shall the Satanist return to his role as the upsetter of stasis?
No doubt she looked upon her with an evil eye, as being the upsetter of all her plans.
I know you for a cunning contriver -- an upsetter of calculations -- but no Turk.
He had always been an upsetter of conventions, and a law unto himself.
Partly through deference to the good Dean's delicately hinted distaste for that upsetter of decorous households, and partly to allow his follower to attend to his own domestic affairs, he had left Chipmunk in London.
Germany until Napoleon, that upsetter of so many comfortable sinecures, drove them out.
It was at this happy pitch that he replied to the prime upsetter of his peace.