revenuer

noun

rev·​e·​nu·​er ˈre-və-ˌnü-ər How to pronounce revenuer (audio)
-ˌnyü-
: 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of revenuer was in 1880

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“Revenuer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revenuer. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

revenuer

noun
rev·​e·​nu·​er ˈrev-ə-ˌn(y)ü-ər How to pronounce revenuer (audio)
: a revenue department officer
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