And to simply characterize Koch as a Democratic detractor, and a Republican right-winger, would be, well, simplistic.
Hayworth has Rush Limbaugh—not as an endorser of his candidacy, at least not yet, but as a longtime McCain detractor.
And, thus, I am very glad that my detractor should ever report a trifling lie about me, rather than the terrible truth.
Peter Saraceno has been seized because he is an enemy and detractor of the emperor.
The preceding observations are sufficient to exhibit the nature, causes, and effects of the fault of the detractor.
Thou shalt not be a detractor nor a whisperer among the people.
Such are the chief particulars composing the character of the detractor.
The thought of a fool is sin: and the detractor is the abomination of men.
Strabo appears neither as detractor nor as partisan, but as one who earnestly desires the truth.
At times, for days on end, he would be annoyed with every sort of admirer and detractor and even adviser.
late 14c., from Anglo-French detractour, Old French detractor "detractor, backbiter," from Latin detractor, agent noun from detrahere (see detraction).