faultfinder

noun
fault·​find·​er | \ ˈfȯlt-ˌfīn-dər How to pronounce faultfinder (audio) \

Definition of faultfinder

: one given to faultfinding

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Examples of faultfinder in a Sentence

Faultfinders were quick to point out inconsistencies in the study. 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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of faultfinder was in 1558

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faultfinder

noun

English Language Learners Definition of faultfinder

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

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