Definition of protester in English:

protester

(also protestor)

noun

  • A person who publicly demonstrates opposition to something; a demonstrator.

    ‘the decision was hailed by protesters against the closure as a triumph’
    • ‘At one point a nearby neighbour harangued the protesters cursing at them and demanding they move.’
    • ‘Youngsters in care made a direct plea to protesters opposing a new children's home.’
    • ‘The country came to the brink of disaster before the protesters backed down.’
    • ‘These have recently been installed and protesters claim they have been badly positioned.’
    • ‘The protesters say the land has been a play area for generations of children and there is nowhere else for them to go.’
    objector, opposer, opponent, complainer, dissenter, dissident, rejectionist, nonconformist
    demonstrator, protest marcher, human chain
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Pronunciation

protester

/prəˈtɛstə/