dilapidator

n. destroyer, someone or something which causes dilapidation

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dilapidator — Di*lap i*da tor, n. [Cf. F. dilapidateur.] One who causes dilapidation. Strype. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dilapidator — DILAPIDATÓR, OÁRE s.m. şi f. v. delapidator. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Dilapidator — Di|la|pi|da|tor der; s, en <aus gleichbed. lat. dilapidator> (veraltet) Verschwender …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • dilapidator — noun One who dilapidates, a person committing dilapidation …   Wiktionary

  • dilapidator — di·lap·i·da·tor …   English syllables

  • dilapidator —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌdād.ə(r), ātə noun ( s) Etymology: dilapidate + or : one that causes or permits dilapidation …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilapidateur — dilapidateur, trice [ dilapidatɶr, tris ] adj. et n. • déb. XVe, rare av. fin XVIIIe; de dilapider ♦ Qui dilapide. ⇒ dépensier, dissipateur, prodigue. Fouquet, dilapidateur des finances publiques. ⊗ CONTR. Économe. ● dilapidateur, dilapidatrice… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sparer — 1. An iada Spoara gfint an Ziara. (Steiermark.) – Firmenich, II, 766, 47. Ein jeder Sparer findet einen Zehrer. 2. Auf einen kargen Sparer folgt meist ein wilder Zehrer. In Königsberg: Op de gode Sparer folgt e goder Tehrer. (S. ⇨ Heger 3.) Holl …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • dilapidate — dilapidation, n. dilapidator, n. /di lap i dayt /, v. dilapidated, dilapidating. v.t. 1. to cause or allow (a building, automobile, etc.) to fall into a state of disrepair, as by misuse or neglect (often used passively): The house had been… …   Universalium

  • dilapidation — noun a) The state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined. b) The act of dilapidating, damaging a building or structure through neglect or by intention. See Also: dilapidate, dilapidated, dilapidator …   Wiktionary

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