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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPLAINER

It is for the complainer's relief, not for God's information.

Although Achan was the only offender, he was probably far from being the only complainer on that occasion.

I see that you think you have effectually disposed of all complaint by challenging the complainer to suggest a remedy.

Chamillart searched for the document, found it, and saw that the complainer was right.

"Together we make sweetest harmony," returned the bell next the complainer.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "find fault, lament," from stem of Old French complaindre "to lament" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *complangere, originally "to beat the breast," from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + plangere "to strike, beat the breast" (see plague (n.)). Older sense of "lament" died out 17c. Related: Complained; complaining.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMPLAINER

angry young man

nounrebellious man
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.