scrutinizer

[ skroot-n-ahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF scrutinizer

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCRUTINIZER

He was too close a scrutinizer of the part and not enough of an observer of the whole for good portraiture.

The man is great in his own eyes—this scrutinizer of Majesty and fabricator of heresies.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, from scrutiny + -ize. Related: Scrutinized; scrutinizing. Earlier verb was scrutine (1590s), from French.

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