Batterer



a person or thing that batters.
a person who inflicts violent physical abuse upon a child, spouse, or other person.
Contemporary Examples

But a man who is already a batterer, he is probably going to abuse his partner more often in a stressful situation.
Why Women Stay Will Doig April 13, 2009

It tore me apart Friday when I heard that Rihanna was already planning to reconcile with her batterer.
Next Time, He’ll Kill You Linda Fairstein March 7, 2009

Historical Examples

It is Ocean, usurper of Earth’s deepest vales, besieger of islands, batterer of continents.
The Masque of the Elements Herman Scheffauer

noun

a person who batters someone
(in combination): baby-batterer, wife-batterer

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