Definition of discountenancer in English:

discountenancer

noun

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  • A person who shows or expresses disfavour or disapproval, especially of a particular attitude or course of action.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher. From discountenance + -er.

Pronunciation

discountenancer

/dɪˈskaʊntɪnənsə/