Full record for uplifter n.

Definition one who carries out uplift
OED requirements any evidence 2007
Earliest cite John Scalzi, "The Ghost Brigades"
Comment Douglas Winston submitted a 2007 cite from John Scalzi's "The Ghost Brigades"

We would like to see any evidence of further use by other authors.

Last modified 30 July, 2019

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2007 J. Scalzi Ghost Brigades 269 Although the word uplift by its nature implies good intentions on the part of the uplifter, which is not in evidence here. From what I can get from the Obin, the Consu one day wondered what would happen if you made some species smart. So they came to Obinur, found an omnivore in a minor ecological niche, and gave it intelligence. You know, just to see what would happen next.