Definition of prevaricator in US English:

prevaricator

noun

  • See prevaricate

    • ‘If everything doesn't change, I'm going to make it my personal mission to smoke out the guilty parties and expose them as prevaricators.’
    • ‘While a good examiner can spot at least some such countermeasures, the wily prevaricator can fool even the best, for mental countermeasures, especially, are difficult to detect.’
    • ‘The machine has no respect for doubters or prevaricators; it has no patience for those uncertain of their position.’
    • ‘But the future of these two relatively junior prevaricators is not really the point.’
    • ‘They are all castrated, effete prevaricators, and there isn't a real man among them to stand up and dare say the truth.’

Pronunciation

prevaricator

/prəˈvɛrəˌkeɪdər//prəˈverəˌkādər/