faultfinder


fault·find·er

noun \ˈflt-ˌfīn-dər\

: a person who criticizes someone or something often in a way that is not fair or reasonable

Full Definition of FAULTFINDER

:  one given to faultfinding

Examples of FAULTFINDER

  1. Faultfinders were quick to point out inconsistencies in the study.
  2. <no sooner had we finished decorating the church than the parish faultfinder decided that she didn't like it>

First Known Use of FAULTFINDER

1558

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: faultfinding (adjective)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: faulter
All Words Near: faultfinder

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up faultfinder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).