revenuer

noun
rev·​e·​nu·​er | \ ˈre-və-ˌnü-ər How to pronounce revenuer (audio) , -ˌnyü- \

Definition of revenuer

: a revenue department officer

Examples of revenuer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During Prohibition, moonshiners lit its clear-burning wood to avoid detection from revenuers. Robert Langellier, National Geographic, 24 June 2019 Viewed through the lens of history, there's way more to it than hillbillies with shotguns, long beards, and a distrust for government revenuers. Alan Ashe, CNN, 7 June 2018 During Prohibition, moonshiners lit its clear-burning wood to avoid detection from revenuers. Robert Langellier, National Geographic, 24 June 2019 Viewed through the lens of history, there's way more to it than hillbillies with shotguns, long beards, and a distrust for government revenuers. Alan Ashe, CNN, 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of revenuer

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Revenuer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revenuer. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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