Etymology
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rouser (n.)

"one who or that which excites into action," 1610s, agent noun from rouse (v.). Also colloquially, "something exciting or astonishing" (by 1839).

updated on October 07, 2021

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Definitions of rouser from WordNet

rouser (n.)
someone who rouses others from sleep;
Synonyms: waker / arouser
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