leveler

noun lev·el·er \ ˈle-və-lər , ˈlev-lər \
variants: or leveller
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of leveler

1 : one that levels
2 a capitalized : one of a group of radicals arising during the English Civil War and advocating equality before the law and religious toleration
b : one favoring the removal of political, social, or economic inequalities
c : something that tends to reduce or eliminate differences among individuals

Examples of leveler in a Sentence

  1. a nation of levelers, Norway has a tax structure designed to reduce the gap between the richest and the poorest

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First Known Use of leveler

1598

leveler Synonyms

Synonyms
egalitarian, democrat (or leveller)
Related Words
populist; communist, Marxist, social democrat, socialist
Near Antonyms
snob, snoot

LEVELER Defined for English Language Learners

leveler

noun

Definition of leveler for English Language Learners

  • : something that treats or affects all people the same way



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