diversionist vs wrecker what difference

what is difference between diversionist and wrecker

English

Etymology

diversion +‎ -ist; first attested c. 1937.

Noun

diversionist (plural diversionists)

  1. One engaged in diversionary, disruptive, or subversive activities.
  2. A person who deviates politically.

Translations



English

Etymology

wreck +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛkɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkə(r)

Noun

wrecker (plural wreckers)

  1. A person or company that dismantles old or wrecked vehicles or other items, to reclaim useful parts. (Australia)
  2. One who breaks up situations or events.
    home wrecker / marriage wrecker / party wrecker
  3. A tow truck.
  4. A mooncusser (type of land-based pirate).
  5. (Soviet Union, crime, historical) Someone accused of the formal charge of wrecking; that is, of undermining the state in intangible ways.

Synonyms

  • (one who wrecks): breaker, destroyer, ruiner, vandal

Antonyms

  • (one who wrecks): builder, constructor, maker, producer

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