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noun [countable] formal Job’s comforter pronunciation in American English /ˌdʒoʊbz ˈkʌmfərtər/
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singularJob’s comforter
pluralJob’s comforters
  1. someone who tries to make another person feel better about their problems, but only makes them feel more unhappy


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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