Definitions for reformerrɪˈfɔr mər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•form•errɪˈfɔr mər(n.)

  1. a person who brings about reform, as in politics.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. (cap.) a leader of the Reformation.

    Category: Religion

Origin of reformer:

1520–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, meliorist(noun)

    a disputant who advocates reform

  2. reformer(noun)

    an apparatus that reforms the molecular structure of hydrocarbons to produce richer fuel

    "a catalytic reformer"

Wiktionary

  1. reformer(Noun)

    One who reforms, or who works for reform.

  2. reformer(Noun)

    One who was involved in the Reformation.

  3. reformer(Noun)

    A device which converts hydrocarbons into a hydrogen-rich mixture of gases.

  4. reformer(Noun)

    A device used to convert petroleum refinery naphthas, typically having low octane ratings, into high-octane liquid products called reformates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reformer(noun)

    one who effects a reformation or amendment; one who labors for, or urges, reform; as, a reformer of manners, or of abuses

  2. Reformer(noun)

    one of those who commenced the reformation of religion in the sixteenth century, as Luther, Melanchthon, Zwingli, and Calvin

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. reformer

    1. One who causes the rich to band themselves against the poor. 2. One who educates the people to appreciate the things they need.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. REFORMER

    One who, when he smells a rat, is eager to let the cat out of the bag.


Translations for reformer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

reformer(noun)

a person who wishes to bring about improvements

one of the reformers of our political system.

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