embraceor

noun
em·​bra·​ceor | \ im-ˈbrā-sər How to pronounce embraceor (audio) \

Definition of embraceor

: one guilty of embracery

First Known Use of embraceor

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for embraceor

Anglo-French embraseour, from embraser to set on fire, from en- + brase, brese live coals, from Old French breze — more at braise

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about embraceor

Dictionary Entries near embraceor

embox

embr

embrace

embraceor

embracery

embracive

embrail

Statistics for embraceor

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for embraceor

The first known use of embraceor was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for embraceor

embraceor

noun
em·​brace·​or | \ im-ˈbrā-sər How to pronounce embraceor (audio) \

Legal Definition of embraceor

: a person who has committed embracery

History and Etymology for embraceor

Anglo-French, from Old French embraserre one who inflames, from embraser to set on fire, from en-, causative prefix + brase, brese live coals

More from Merriam-Webster on embraceor

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with embraceor

Comments on embraceor

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak slightingly about or to degrade

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!