deserternoun [ C ]uk /dɪˈzɜː.tər/ us /dɪˈzɝː.t̬ɚ/
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- But though a deserter, I have not quite forgot the service in which I was enlisted.
- Deserters and ship-wrecked seamen were adopted by the tribes.
- In some manner he gathered a number of English deserters round him and took to the mountains.
- Some were deserters from the confederate army, in which they had been compelled to serve.
- The deserter has escaped.