proscriber (plural proscribers)
- One who, or that which, proscribes, denounces, or prohibits.
- 1848, Alphonse de Lamartine, History of the Girondists: Or, Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution, volume 3:
- In a period of quiet, he had acquired the name of a man of worth; in darker days, he left the renown of a pitiless proscriber.
- 1888, “The Four Presidents of the French Republic”, in The American Magazine, volume 25, page 156:
- “In principle,” he declared, “proscription is not only a crime, but a fault; history is full of instances, showing how proscribers have in their turn been forced into the ranks of the proscribed."
- 2003, Betsy Blair, The Memory of All that: Love and Politics in New York, Hollywood, and Paris:
- I made no connection to the fact that the other proscribers of books were Hitler and the Catholic Church.