Etymology
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avenger (n.)

1530s, agent noun from avenge (v.). Spenser (1596) has fem. form avengeress.

updated on October 14, 2021

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Definitions of avenger from WordNet

avenger (n.)
someone who takes vengeance;
Synonyms: retaliator
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.