Recent Examples of tormentor from the Web
And the performance of daily wounded outrage that the nominee was suffering grievous personal insult at the hands of Democratic interlocutors and tormentors?
His first tormentor appears to have been his now-estranged father, 37-year-old Shawn Aaron White.
When a schoolyard bully calls him a fairy in Season 1, for instance, Eleven uses her psionic powers to make Will’s tormentor pee his pants.
Finally, there’s the technique than may be the most effective one of all: Turn your tormentor into a friend.
The notion of a weak, cornered creature turning the tables on his tormentor clearly stuck with him.
Wishnefsky was three or four; his middle brother was about five; the eldest, his tormentor, was probably nine.
There was barely any mention in that book of Justine Henin, who had been Williams’s own chief tormentor through several stretches of her career, including knocking her out of three consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinals in 2007.
The Charlotte point guard — and longtime Magic tormentor — scored 34 points on 15-of-25 shooting and dished out 10 assists.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tormentor.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of tormentor
Synonymsbaiter, harasser, heckler, mocker, needler, persecutor, quiz, quizzer, ridiculer, taunter, tease, teaser, torturer
Related Wordsbelittler, derider, detractor, giber (or jiber), insulter, jeerer, scoffer, scorner; trash-talker; smart aleck (also smart alec), smarty (or smartie), smarty-pants, wiseacre, wiseguy; kidder, lampooner, satirist; accuser, blamer, troublemaker; assailant, attacker, molester, victimizer; bother, disturber, pest
Near Antonymsdefender, deliverer, guard, protector, rescuer, savior (or saviour); comforter, consoler, solace, soother, succorer; bodyguard, champion
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up tormentor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).