Adjective "denier" definition and examples

(Denier may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdɛnɪə/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A person who denies something, especially someone who refuses to admit the truth of a concept or proposition that is supported by the majority of scientific or historical evidence.
  1. 'a climate change denier'
  2. 'But there were two important exceptions to the long list of deniers.'
  3. 'But if you read on, you find that this only means that some of the long-standing evidence deniers merely keep on denying the evidence.'
  4. 'Holocaust deniers intentionally blur the distinction between the First Amendment right to speak freely, without government restraint, and the right to publicity, an audience, and scholarly consideration.'
  5. 'Unfortunately, Egoyan, in attempting to counter the deniers by chronicling this history, is largely defeated by his fashionable hostility to ‘grand narratives’ and to the objective treatment of historical events.'
  6. 'That's the conundrum of the modern skeptics movement: Intelligent Design theorists and deniers of global warming may very well be phonies and scoundrels, but no one is going to debunk them in the classic sense.'
  7. 'Before you ask, I make distinctions among appearing on a scheduled radio program on which evolution deniers may also appear, engaging in a formal debate with evolution deniers, and actively collaborating with them.'
  8. 'Would they have believed that we have become the rulers rather than the ruled, the conquerors rather than the vanquished, the deniers of independence to others rather than the denied?'

noun

A unit of weight by which the fineness of silk, rayon, or nylon yarn is measured, equal to the weight in grams of 9,000 metres of the yarn and often used to describe the thickness of hosiery.
  1. 'In pilot trials, measurements of around 2.0 deniers per filament were obtained.'
  2. 'We actually sell a 40 denier nylon tricot fabric that we sell the Las Vegas high wire acts for use as a visual fabric.'
  3. 'The material itself is 1000 denier Nytaneon nylon, double and triple stitched.'
  4. 'The top is a two-button Henley short sleeve baseball and softball shirt, made of a 70 denier, 100% polyester textured mesh fabric.'
  5. 'Construction is a combination of full grain leather and 1,000 denier nylon that's standard in military footwear too.'
  6. 'All are constructed of 300 - denier nylon and include lots of value-added features.'
  7. 'The higher the denier number, the larger the yarn and, therefore, the heavier and sturdier the fabric.'
  8. 'They're made of 600 - denier nylon with an adjustable, removable shoulder strap that has welded steel hardware.'
  9. 'They are made of a 100 denier micromesh body, poly porthole mesh yoke and side panels.'
  10. 'The shell itself is a three-layer non-porous, breathable membrane and the outer fabric is feathery 30 - denier ripstop nylon.'
A former French coin, equal to one twelfth of a sou, which was withdrawn in the 19th century.
  1. 'That April, Descartes came in from Holland to argue against the existence of vacuums and ended up owing 15 deniers when Blaise set a shot of Sambuca on fire and made the glass stick to the palm of his hand.'
  2. 'And it so happens that at about the same time there was a coin in circulation called a ‘gros denier tournois ‘which was worth 15 deniers.’'

More definitions

1. a person who denies.

2. a person who refuses to accept the existence, truth, or validity of something despite evidence or general support for it: The writer is a Holocaust denier; a denier of climate change.

More examples(as adjective)

"polypropylenes can be denier."

"polyesters can be denier."

Origin

(denier)Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin denarius (see denarius). denier (sense 1) dates from the mid 19th century.