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-basher

suffix uk   /-bæʃ.ər/ us    // slang

-basher suffix (HIT)

used in nouns meaning someone who hits or attacks a particular type of person: gay/queer-basher

-basher suffix (CRITICIZE)

used in nouns meaning someone who strongly criticizes a particular type of person or thing: union-basher
Translations of “-basher”
in Chinese (Traditional) 攻擊, 名詞詞尾,指攻擊某一類人的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 攻击, 名词词尾,指攻击某一类人群的人…
(Definition of -basher from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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