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PROTESTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does protester mean? 

PROTESTER (noun)
  The noun PROTESTER has 2 senses:

1. a person who dissents from some established policy
2. someone who participates in a public display of group feeling

  Familiarity information: PROTESTER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROTESTER (noun)


Sense 1protester [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who dissents from some established policy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

dissenter; dissident; objector; protester; contestant

Hypernyms ("protester" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "protester"):

CO; conscientious objector (one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience)

nonconformist; recusant (someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct)

political dissident (a dissenter from political orthodoxy)

NIMBY (someone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere; an acronym for not in my backyard)


Sense 2protester [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who participates in a public display of group feeling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

protester; demonstrator

Hypernyms ("protester" is a kind of...):

crusader; meliorist; reformer; reformist; social reformer (a disputant who advocates reform)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "protester"):

counterdemonstrator (someone who demonstrates in opposition to another demonstration)

picket (a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work)


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