Railleur

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Railleur rȧ`lyẽr" or rȧ`yẽr" A banterer; a jester; a mocker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n railleur One who turns what is serious into ridicule; a jester; a banterer; a mocker.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Les Portugais, consideres en general, sont vindicatifs bas, vains, railleurs, presomptueux a l'exces, jaloux.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 17, No. 97, January, 1876" by Various
The Lady Jane, Trompeuse, and Railleur foundered: the Montague lost all her masts, and several others met with damage.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I" by Sir John Ross
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