Word of the Day: Defender

defender de-fend-er / dĭ-fĕnd-ər noun 1. one who protects against an attack The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten. Calvin Coolidge, 1872 – 1933   2. one who defends or champions a cause; an advocate The Queen of England is Defender of the Faith but the President of the United States is Defender of the Constitution, which defends all faiths. Walter F. Mondale, 1928 – 2021