7 letter words ending in er
Abaiser (n.) Ivory black or animal charcoal.
Abetter (n.) Alt. of Abettor
Abjurer (n.) One who abjures.
Abutter (n.) One who, or that which, abuts. Specifically, the owner of a contiguous estate; as, the abutters on a street or a river.
Acceder (n.) One who accedes.
Accruer (n.) The act of accruing; accretion; as, title by accruer.
Accuser (n.) One who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault.
Acroter (n.) Same as Acroterium.
Adapter (n.) One who adapts.
Adapter (n.) A connecting tube; an adopter.
Adducer (n.) One who adduces.
Adherer (n.) One who adheres; an adherent.
Adjurer (n.) One who adjures.
Admirer (n.) One who admires; one who esteems or loves greatly.
Adopter (n.) One who adopts.
Adorner (n.) He who, or that which, adorns; a beautifier.
Adulter (v. i.) To commit adultery; to pollute.
Adviser (n.) One who advises.
Advoyer (n.) See Avoyer.
Agister (n.) Alt. of Agistor
Allayer (n.) One who, or that which, allays.
Alleger (n.) One who affirms or declares.
Allower (n.) An approver or abettor.
Allower (n.) One who allows or permits.
Allurer (n.) One who, or that which, allures.
Almoner (n.) One who distributes alms, esp. the doles and alms of religious houses, almshouses, etc.; also, one who dispenses alms for another, as the almoner of a prince, bishop, etc.
Alnager (n.) A measure by the ell; formerly a sworn officer in England, whose duty was to inspect and measure woolen cloth, and fix upon it a seal.
Amasser (n.) One who amasses.
Amender (n.) One who amends.
Amercer (n.) One who amerces.
Ammeter (n.) A contraction of amperometer or amperemeter.
Annexer (n.) One who annexes.
Annoyer (n.) One who, or that which, annoys.
Another (pron. & a.) One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
Another (pron. & a.) Not the same; different.
Another (pron. & a.) Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else.
Applier (n.) He who, or that which, applies.
Apposer (n.) An examiner; one whose business is to put questions. Formerly, in the English Court of Exchequer, an officer who audited the sheriffs' accounts.
Arbiter (n.) A person appointed, or chosen, by parties to determine a controversy between them.
Arbiter (n.) Any person who has the power of judging and determining, or ordaining, without control; one whose power of deciding and governing is not limited.
Arbiter (v. t.) To act as arbiter between.
Armiger (n.) Formerly, an armor bearer, as of a knight, an esquire who bore his shield and rendered other services. In later use, one next in degree to a knight, and entitled to armorial bearings. The term is now superseded by esquire.
Armorer (n.) One who makes or repairs armor or arms.
Armorer (n.) Formerly, one who had care of the arms and armor of a knight, and who dressed him in armor.
Armorer (n.) One who has the care of arms and armor, cleans or repairs them, etc.
Arrayer (n.) One who arrays. In some early English statutes, applied to an officer who had care of the soldiers' armor, and who saw them duly accoutered.
Arriver (n.) One who arrives.
Aspirer (n.) One who aspires.
Assayer (n.) One who assays. Specifically: One who examines metallic ores or compounds, for the purpose of determining the amount of any particular metal in the same, especially of gold or silver.
Assever (v. t.) See Asseverate.
Assizer (n.) An officer who has the care or inspection of weights and measures, etc.
Assober (v. t.) To make or keep sober.
Assumer (n.) One who assumes, arrogates, pretends, or supposes.
Assurer (n.) One who assures. Specifically: One who insures against loss; an insurer or underwriter.
Assurer (n.) One who takes out a life assurance policy.
Asunder (adv.) Apart; separate from each other; into parts; in two; separately; into or in different pieces or places.
Atafter (prep.) After.
Atelier (n.) A workshop; a studio.
Attirer (n.) One who attires.
Augurer (n.) An augur.
Auntter (n.) Adventure; hap.
Avenger (n.) One who avenges or vindicates; as, an avenger of blood.
Avenger (n.) One who takes vengeance.
Averter (n.) One who, or that which, averts.
Avoider (n.) The person who carries anything away, or the vessel in which things are carried away.
Avoider (n.) One who avoids, shuns, or escapes.
Awarder (n.) One who awards, or assigns by sentence or judicial determination; a judge.
Babbler (n.) An idle talker; an irrational prater; a teller of secrets.
Babbler (n.) A hound too noisy on finding a good scent.
Babbler (n.) A name given to any one of family (Timalinae) of thrushlike birds, having a chattering note.
Baffler (n.) One who, or that which, baffles.
Barrier (n.) A carpentry obstruction, stockade, or other obstacle made in a passage in order to stop an enemy.
Barrier (n.) A fortress or fortified town, on the frontier of a country, commanding an avenue of approach.
Barrier (n.) A fence or railing to mark the limits of a place, or to keep back a crowd.
Barrier (n.) An any obstruction; anything which hinders approach or attack.
Barrier (n.) Any limit or boundary; a
Battler (n.) A student at Oxford who is supplied with provisions from the buttery; formerly, one who paid for nothing but what he called for, answering nearly to a sizar at Cambridge.
Bedewer (n.) One who, or that which, bedews.
Belcher (n.) One who, or that which, belches.
Beleper (v. t.) To infect with leprosy.
Bencher (n.) One of the senior and governing members of an Inn of Court.
Bencher (n.) An alderman of a corporation.
Bencher (n.) A member of a court or council.
Bencher (n.) One who frequents the benches of a tavern; an idler.
Besomer (n.) One who uses a besom.
Bhunder (n.) An Indian monkey (Macacus Rhesus), protected by the Hindoos as sacred. See Rhesus.
Blabber (n.) A tattler; a telltale.
Bladder (n.) A bag or sac in animals, which serves as the receptacle of some fluid; as, the urinary bladder; the gall bladder; -- applied especially to the urinary bladder, either within the animal, or when taken out and inflated with air.
Bladder (n.) Any vesicle or blister, especially if filled with air, or a thin, watery fluid.
Bladder (n.) A distended, membranaceous pericarp.
Bladder (n.) Anything inflated, empty, or unsound.
Bladder (v. t.) To swell out like a bladder with air; to inflate.
Bladder (v. t.) To put up in bladders; as, bladdered lard.
Blaster (n.) One who, or that which, blasts or destroys.
Blatter (v. i.) To prate; to babble; to rail; to make a senseless noise; to patter.
Bleater (n.) One who bleats; a sheep.
Bleeder (n.) One who, or that which, draws blood.
Bleeder (n.) One in whom slight wounds give rise to profuse or uncontrollable bleeding.
Blender (n.) One who, or that which, blends; an instrument, as a brush, used in blending.
Blesser (n.) One who blesses; one who bestows or invokes a blessing.
Blinder (n.) One who, or that which, blinds.
Blinder (n.) One of the leather screens on a bridle, to hinder a horse from seeing objects at the side; a blinker.
Blinker (n.) One who, or that which, blinks.
Blinker (n.) A blinder for horses; a flap of leather on a horse's bridle to prevent him from seeing objects as his side hence, whatever obstructs sight or discernment.
Blinker (pl.) A kind of goggles, used to protect the eyes form glare, etc.
Blister (n.) A vesicle of the skin, containing watery matter or serum, whether occasioned by a burn or other injury, or by a vesicatory; a collection of serous fluid causing a bladderlike elevation of the cuticle.
Blister (n.) Any elevation made by the separation of the film or skin, as on plants; or by the swelling of the substance at the surface, as on steel.
Blister (n.) A vesicatory; a plaster of Spanish flies, or other matter, applied to raise a blister.
Blister (v. i.) To be affected with a blister or blisters; to have a blister form on.
Blister (v. t.) To raise a blister or blisters upon.
Blister (v. t.) To give pain to, or to injure, as if by a blister.
Bloater (n.) The common herring, esp. when of large size, smoked, and half dried; -- called also bloat herring.
Blobber (n.) A bubble; blubber.
Bloomer (n.) A costume for women, consisting of a short dress, with loose trousers gathered round ankles, and (commonly) a broad-brimmed hat.
Bloomer (n.) A woman who wears a Bloomer costume.
Blotter (n.) One who, or that which, blots; esp. a device for absorbing superfluous ink.
Blotter (n.) A wastebook, in which entries of transactions are made as they take place.
Blubber (n.) A bubble.
Blubber (n.) The fat of whales and other large sea animals from which oil is obtained. It lies immediately under the skin and over the muscular flesh.
Blubber (n.) A large sea nettle or medusa.
Blubber (v. i.) To weep noisily, or so as to disfigure the face; to cry in a childish manner.
Blubber (v. t.) To swell or disfigure (the face) with weeping; to wet with tears.
Blubber (v. t.) To give vent to (tears) or utter (broken words or cries); -- with forth or out.
Blucher (n.) A kind of half boot, named from the Prussian general Blucher.
Bluffer (n.) One who bluffs.
Blunder (v. i.) To make a gross error or mistake; as, to blunder in writing or preparing a medical prescription.
Blunder (v. i.) To move in an awkward, clumsy manner; to flounder and stumble.
Blunder (v. t.) To cause to blunder.
Blunder (v. t.) To do or treat in a blundering manner; to confuse.
Blunder (n.) Confusion; disturbance.
Blunder (n.) A gross error or mistake, resulting from carelessness, stupidity, or culpable ignorance.
Blunger (n.) A wooden blade with a cross handle, used for mi/ing the clay in potteries; a plunger.
Blusher (n.) One that blushes.
Bluster (v. i.) To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.
Bluster (v. i.) To talk with noisy violence; to swagger, as a turbulent or boasting person; to act in a noisy, tumultuous way; to play the bully; to storm; to rage.
Bluster (v. t.) To utter, or do, with noisy violence; to force by blustering; to bully.
Bluster (n.) Fitful noise and violence, as of a storm; violent winds; boisterousness.
Bluster (n.) Noisy and violent or threatening talk; noisy and boastful language.
Boarder (n.) One who has food statedly at another's table, or meals and lodgings in his house, for pay, or compensation of any kind.
Boarder (n.) One who boards a ship; one selected to board an enemy's ship.
Boaster (n.) One who boasts; a braggart.
Boaster (n.) A stone mason's broad-faced chisel.
Boggler (n.) One who boggles.
Bolster (n.) A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; -- generally laid under the pillows.
Bolster (n.) A pad, quilt, or anything used to hinder pressure, support any part of the body, or make a bandage sit easy upon a wounded part; a compress.
Bolster (n.) Anything arranged to act as a support, as in various forms of mechanism, etc.
Bolster (n.) A cushioned or a piece part of a saddle.
Bolster (n.) A cushioned or a piece of soft wood covered with tarred canvas, placed on the trestletrees and against the mast, for the collars of the shrouds to rest on, to prevent chafing.
Bolster (n.) Anything used to prevent chafing.
Bolster (n.) A plate of iron or a mass of wood under the end of a bridge girder, to keep the girder from resting directly on the abutment.
Bolster (n.) A transverse bar above the axle of a wagon, on which the bed or body rests.
Bolster (n.) The crossbeam forming the bearing piece of the body of a railway car; the central and principal cross beam of a car truck.
Bolster (n.) the perforated plate in a punching machine on which anything rests when being punched.
Bolster (n.) That part of a knife blade which abuts upon the end of the handle.
Bolster (n.) The metallic end of a pocketknife handle.
Bolster (n.) The rolls forming the ends or sides of the Ionic capital.
Bolster (n.) A block of wood on the carriage of a siege gun, upon which the breech of the gun rests when arranged for transportation.
Bolster (v. t.) To support with a bolster or pillow.
Bolster (v. t.) To support, hold up, or maintain with difficulty or unusual effort; -- often with up.
Botcher (n.) One who mends or patches, esp. a tailor or cobbler.
Botcher (n.) A clumsy or careless workman; a bungler.
Botcher (n.) A young salmon; a grilse.
Bottler (n.) One who bottles wine, beer, soda water, etc.
Boulder (n.) Same as Bowlder.
Boulter (n.) A long, stout fishing
Bouncer (n.) One who bounces; a large, heavy person who makes much noise in moving.
Bouncer (n.) A boaster; a bully.
Bouncer (n.) A bold lie; also, a liar.
Bouncer (n.) Something big; a good stout example of the kind.
Bounder (n.) One who, or that which, limits; a boundary.
Bourder (n.) A jester.
Bowlder (n.) Alt. of Boulder
Boulder (n.) A large stone, worn smooth or rounded by the action of water; a large pebble.
Boulder (n.) A mass of any rock, whether rounded or not, that has been transported by natural agencies from its native bed. See Drift.
Bragger (n.) One who brags; a boaster.
Braiser (n.) A kettle or pan for braising.
Brander (n.) One who, or that which, brands; a branding iron.
Brander (n.) A gridiron.
Brasier (n.) Alt. of Brazier
Brazier (n.) An artificer who works in brass.
Brasier (n.) Alt. of Brazier
Brazier (n.) A pan for holding burning coals.
Brawler (n.) One that brawls; wrangler.
Brawner (n.) A boor killed for the table.
Brazier (n.) Same as Brasier.
Breaker (n.) One who, or that which, breaks.
Breaker (n.) Specifically: A machine for breaking rocks, or for breaking coal at the mines; also, the building in which such a machine is placed.
Breaker (n.) A small water cask.
Breaker (n.) A wave breaking into foam against the shore, or against a sand bank, or a rock or reef near the surface.
Breeder (n.) One who, or that which, breeds, produces, brings up, etc.
Breeder (n.) A cause.
Brevier (n.) A size of type between bourgeois and minion.
Bridler (n.) One who bridles; one who restrains and governs, as with a bridle.
Brimmer (n.) A brimful bowl; a bumper.
Bringer (n.) One who brings.
Broider (v. t.) To embroider.
Broiler (n.) One who excites broils; one who engages in or promotes noisy quarrels.
Broiler (n.) One who broils, or cooks by broiling.
Broiler (n.) A gridiron or other utensil used in broiling.
Broiler (n.) A chicken or other bird fit for broiling.
Brother (n.) A male person who has the same father and mother with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case he is more definitely called a half brother, or brother of the half blood.
Brother (n.) One related or closely united to another by some common tie or interest, as of rank, profession, membership in a society, toil, suffering, etc.; -- used among judges, clergymen, monks, physicians, lawyers, professors of religion, etc.
Brother (n.) One who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.
Brother (v. t.) To make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.
Browser (n.) An animal that browses.
Bruiser (n.) One who, or that which, bruises.
Bruiser (n.) A boxer; a pugilist.
Bruiser (n.) A concave tool used in grinding lenses or the speculums of telescopes.
Brusher (n.) One who, or that which, brushes.
Bubbler (v. t.) To cheat; to deceive.
Bubbler (n.) One who cheats.
Bubbler (n.) A fish of the Ohio river; -- so called from the noise it makes.
Buckler (n.) A kind of shield, of various shapes and sizes, worn on one of the arms (usually the left) for protecting the front of the body.
Buckler (n.) One of the large, bony, external plates found on many ganoid fishes.
Buckler (n.) The anterior segment of the shell of trilobites.
Buckler (n.) A block of wood or plate of iron made to fit a hawse hole, or the circular opening in a half-port, to prevent water from entering when the vessel pitches.
Buckler (v. t.) To shield; to defend.
Builder (n.) One who builds; one whose occupation is to build, as a carpenter, a shipwright, or a mason.
Bungler (n.) A clumsy, awkward workman; one who bungles.
Burgher (n.) A freeman of a burgh or borough, entitled to enjoy the privileges of the place; any inhabitant of a borough.
Burgher (n.) A member of that party, among the Scotch seceders, which asserted the lawfulness of the burgess oath (in which burgesses profess "the true religion professed within the realm"), the opposite party being called antiburghers.
Burster (n.) One that bursts.
Bustler (n.) An active, stirring person.
Butcher (n.) One who slaughters animals, or dresses their flesh for market; one whose occupation it is to kill animals for food.
Butcher (n.) A slaughterer; one who kills in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty; one who causes needless loss of life, as in battle.
Butcher (v. t.) To kill or slaughter (animals) for food, or for market; as, to butcher hogs.
Butcher (v. t.) To murder, or kill, especially in an unusually bloody or barbarous manner.
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Cabbler (n.) One who works at cabbling.
Cackler (n.) A fowl that cackles.
Cackler (n.) One who prattles, or tells tales; a tattler.
Cadaver (n.) A dead human body; a corpse.
Cajoler (n.) A flatterer; a wheedler.
Caliber (n.) Alt. of Calibre
Caliver (n.) An early form of hand gun, variety of the arquebus; originally a gun having a regular size of bore.
Caloyer (n.) A monk of the Greek Church; a cenobite, anchoret, or recluse of the rule of St. Basil, especially, one on or near Mt. Athos.
Caperer (n.) One who capers, leaps, and skips about, or dances.
Carrier (n.) One who, or that which, carries or conveys; a messenger.
Carrier (n.) One who is employed, or makes it his business, to carry goods for others for hire; a porter; a teamster.
Cashier (n.) One who has charge of money; a cash keeper; the officer who has charge of the payments and receipts (moneys, checks, notes), of a bank or a mercantile company.
Cashier (v. t.) To dismiss or discard; to discharge; to dismiss with ignominy from military service or from an office or place of trust.
Cashier (v. t.) To put away or reject; to disregard.
Catcher (n.) One who, or that which, catches.
Catcher (n.) The player who stands behind the batsman to catch the ball.
Caterer (n.) One who caters.
Caviler (n.) Alt. of Caviller
Centner (n.) A weight divisible first into a hundred parts, and then into smaller parts.
Centner (n.) The commercial hundredweight in several of the continental countries, varying in different places from 100 to about 112 pounds.
Chaffer (n.) One who chaffs.
Chaffer (n.) Bargaining; merchandise.
Chaffer (n.) To treat or dispute about a purchase; to bargain; to haggle or higgle; to negotiate.
Chaffer (n.) To talk much and idly; to chatter.
Chaffer (v. t.) To buy or sell; to trade in.
Chaffer (v. t.) To exchange; to bandy, as words.
Chalder (n.) A kind of bird; the oyster catcher.
Chamber (n.) A retired room, esp. an upper room used for sleeping; a bedroom; as, the house had four chambers.
Chamber (n.) Apartments in a lodging house.
Chamber (n.) A hall, as where a king gives audience, or a deliberative body or assembly meets; as, presence chamber; senate chamber.
Chamber (n.) A legislative or judicial body; an assembly; a society or association; as, the Chamber of Deputies; the Chamber of Commerce.
Chamber (n.) A compartment or cell; an inclosed space or cavity; as, the chamber of a canal lock; the chamber of a furnace; the chamber of the eye.
Chamber (n.) A room or rooms where a lawyer transacts business; a room or rooms where a judge transacts such official business as may be done out of court.
Chamber (n.) A chamber pot.
Chamber (n.) That part of the bore of a piece of ordnance which holds the charge, esp. when of different diameter from the rest of the bore; -- formerly, in guns, made smaller than the bore, but now larger, esp. in breech-loading guns.
Chamber (n.) A cavity in a mine, usually of a cubical form, to contain the powder.
Chamber (n.) A short piece of ordnance or cannon, which stood on its breech, without any carriage, formerly used chiefly for rejoicings and theatrical cannonades.
Chamber (v. i.) To reside in or occupy a chamber or chambers.
Chamber (v. i.) To be lascivious.
Chamber (v. t.) To shut up, as in a chamber.
Chamber (v. t.) To furnish with a chamber; as, to chamber a gun.
Chamfer (n.) The surface formed by cutting away the arris, or angle, formed by two faces of a piece of timber, stone, etc.
Chamfer (v. t.) To cut a furrow in, as in a column; to groove; to channel; to flute.
Chamfer (v. t.) To make a chamfer on.
Champer (n.) One who champs, or bites.
Changer (n.) One who changes or alters the form of anything.
Changer (n.) One who deals in or changes money.
Changer (n.) One apt to change; an inconstant person.
Chanter (n.) One who chants; a singer or songster.
Chanter (n.) The chief singer of the chantry.
Chanter (n.) The flute or finger pipe in a bagpipe. See Bagpipe.
Chanter (n.) The hedge sparrow.
Chapter (n.) A division of a book or treatise; as, Genesis has fifty chapters.
Chapter (n.) An assembly of monks, or of the prebends and other clergymen connected with a cathedral, conventual, or collegiate church, or of a diocese, usually presided over by the dean.
Chapter (n.) A community of canons or canonesses.
Chapter (n.) A bishop's council.
Chapter (n.) A business meeting of any religious community.
Chapter (n.) An organized branch of some society or fraternity as of the Freemasons.
Chapter (n.) A meeting of certain organized societies or orders.
Chapter (n.) A chapter house.
Chapter (n.) A decretal epistle.
Chapter (n.) A location or compartment.
Chapter (v. t.) To divide into chapters, as a book.
Chapter (v. t.) To correct; to bring to book, i. e., to demand chapter and verse.
Charger (n.) One who, or that which charges.
Charger (n.) An instrument for measuring or inserting a charge.
Charger (n.) A large dish.
Charger (n.) A horse for battle or parade.
Charmer (n.) One who charms, or has power to charm; one who uses the power of enchantment; a magician.
Charmer (n.) One who delights and attracts the affections.
Charter (n.) A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or conveyance.
Charter (n.) An instrument in writing, from the sovereign power of a state or country, executed in due form, bestowing rights, franchises, or privileges.
Charter (n.) An act of a legislative body creating a municipal or other corporation and defining its powers and privileges. Also, an instrument in writing from the constituted authorities of an order or society (as the Freemasons), creating a lodge and defining its powers.
Charter (n.) A special privilege, immunity, or exemption.
Charter (n.) The letting or hiring a vessel by special contract, or the contract or instrument whereby a vessel is hired or let; as, a ship is offered for sale or charter. See Charter party, below.
Charter (v. t.) To establish by charter.
Charter (v. t.) To hire or let by charter, as a ship. See Charter party, under Charter, n.
Chatter (v. i.) To utter sounds which somewhat resemble language, but are inarticulate and indistinct.
Chatter (v. i.) To talk idly, carelessly, or with undue rapidity; to jabber; to prate.
Chatter (v. i.) To make a noise by rapid collisions.
Chatter (v. t.) To utter rapidly, idly, or indistinctly.
Chatter (n.) Sounds like those of a magpie or monkey; idle talk; rapid, thoughtless talk; jabber; prattle.
Chatter (n.) Noise made by collision of the teeth, as in shivering.
Cheater (n.) One who cheats.
Cheater (n.) An escheator.
Checker (v. t.) One who checks.
Checker (n.) To mark with small squares like a checkerboard, as by crossing stripes of different colors.
Checker (n.) To variegate or diversify with different qualities, colors, scenes, or events; esp., to subject to frequent alternations of prosperity and adversity.
Checker (v. t.) A piece in the game of draughts or checkers.
Checker (v. t.) A pattern in checks; a single check.
Checker (v. t.) Checkerwork.
Cheerer (n.) One who cheers; one who, or that which, gladdens.
Chequer (n. & v.) Same as Checker.
Chipper (v. i.) To chirp or chirrup.
Chipper (a.) Lively; cheerful; talkative.
Chirper (n.) One who chirps, or is cheerful.
Chitter (v. i.) To chirp in a tremulous manner, as a bird.
Chitter (v. i.) To shiver or chatter with cold.
Chooser (n.) One who chooses; one who has the power or right of choosing; an elector.
Chopper (n.) One who, or that which, chops.
Chowder (n.) A dish made of fresh fish or clams, biscuit, onions, etc., stewed together.
Chowder (n.) A seller of fish.
Chowder (v. t.) To make a chowder of.
Chowter (v. t.) To grumble or mutter like a froward child.
Cimeter (n.) See Scimiter.
Circler (n.) A mean or inferior poet, perhaps from his habit of wandering around as a stroller; an itinerant poet. Also, a name given to the cyclic poets. See under Cyclic, a.
Citiner (n.) One who is born or bred in a city; a citizen.
Clabber (n.) Milk curdled so as to become thick.
Clabber (v. i.) To become clabber; to lopper.
Clacker (n.) One who clacks; that which clacks; especially, the clapper of a mill.
Clacker (n.) A claqueur. See Claqueur.
Claimer (n.) One who claims; a claimant.
Clamber (v. i.) To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also used figuratively.
Clamber (n.) The act of clambering.
Clamber (v. t.) To ascend by climbing with difficulty.
Clamper (n.) An instrument of iron, with sharp prongs, attached to a boot or shoe to enable the wearer to walk securely upon ice; a creeper.
Clapper (n.) A person who claps.
Clapper (n.) That which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See Illust. of Bell.
Clapper (n.) A rabbit burrow.
Clasper (n.) One who, or that which, clasps, as a tendril.
Clasper (n.) One of a pair of organs used by the male for grasping the female among many of the Crustacea.
Clasper (n.) One of a pair of male copulatory organs, developed on the anterior side of the ventral fins of sharks and other elasmobranchs. See Illust. of Chimaera.
Clatter (v. i.) To make a rattling sound by striking hard bodies together; to make a succession of abrupt, rattling sounds.
Clatter (v. i.) To talk fast and noisily; to rattle with the tongue.
Clatter (v. t.) To make a rattling noise with.
Clatter (n.) A rattling noise, esp. that made by the collision of hard bodies; also, any loud, abrupt sound; a repetition of abrupt sounds.
Clatter (n.) Commotion; disturbance.
Clatter (n.) Rapid, noisy talk; babble; chatter.
Clavier (n.) The keyboard of an organ, pianoforte, or harmonium.
Cleaner (n.) One who, or that which, cleans.
Clearer (n.) One who, or that which, clears.
Clearer (n.) A tool of which the hemp for
Cleaver (n.) One who cleaves, or that which cleaves; especially, a butcher's instrument for cutting animal bodies into joints or pieces.
Clicker (n.) One who stands before a shop door to invite people to buy.
Clicker (n.) One who as has charge of the work of a companionship.
Climber (n.) One who, or that which, climbs
Climber (n.) A plant that climbs.
Climber (n.) A bird that climbs, as a woodpecker or a parrot.
Climber (v. i.) To climb; to mount with effort; to clamber.
Clinker (n.) A mass composed of several bricks run together by the action of the fire in the kiln.
Clinker (n.) Scoria or vitrified incombustible matter, formed in a grate or furnace where anthracite coal in used; vitrified or burnt matter ejected from a volcano; slag.
Clinker (n.) A scale of oxide of iron, formed in forging.
Clinker (n.) A kind of brick. See Dutch clinker, under Dutch.
Clipper (n.) One who clips; specifically, one who clips off the edges of coin.
Clipper (n.) A machine for clipping hair, esp. the hair of horses.
Clipper (n.) A vessel with a sharp bow, built and rigged for fast sailing.
Clotter (v. i.) To concrete into lumps; to clot.
Clubber (n.) One who clubs.
Clubber (n.) A member of a club.
Clumber (n.) A kind of field spaniel, with short legs and stout body, which, unlike other spaniels, hunts silently.
Clumper (n.) To form into clumps or masses.
Cluster (n.) A number of things of the same kind growing together; a bunch.
Cluster (n.) A number of similar things collected together or lying contiguous; a group; as, a cluster of islands.
Cluster (n.) A number of individuals grouped together or collected in one place; a crowd; a mob.
Cluster (v. i.) To grow in clusters or assemble in groups; to gather or unite in a cluster or clusters.
Cluster (v. t.) To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch or close body.
Clutter (n.) A confused collection; hence, confusion; disorder; as, the room is in a clutter.
Clutter (n.) Clatter; confused noise.
Clutter (v. t.) To crowd together in disorder; to fill or cover with things in disorder; to throw into disorder; to disarrange; as, to clutter a room.
Clutter (v. i.) To make a confused noise; to bustle.
Clutter (n.) To clot or coagulate, as blood.
Clyster (n.) A liquid injected into the lower intestines by means of a syringe; an injection; an enema.
Coaster (n.) A vessel employed in sailing along a coast, or engaged in the coasting trade.
Coaster (n.) One who sails near the shore.
Cobbler (n.) A mender of shoes.
Cobbler (n.) A clumsy workman.
Cobbler (n.) A beverage. See Sherry cobbler, under Sherry.
Cockler (n.) One who takes and sells cockles.
Collier (n.) One engaged in the business of digging mineral coal or making charcoal, or in transporting or dealing in coal.
Collier (n.) A vessel employed in the coal trade.
Coloner (n.) A colonist.
Coluber (n.) A genus of harmless serpents.
Compeer () An equal, as in rank, age, prowess, etc.; a companion; a comrade; a mate.
Compeer (v. t.) To be equal with; to match.
Compeer (v. i.) Alt. of Compeir
Compter (n.) A counter.
Conifer (n.) A tree or shrub bearing cones; one of the order Coniferae, which includes the pine, cypress, and (according to some) the yew.
Conquer (v. t.) To gain or acquire by force; to take possession of by violent means; to gain dominion over; to subdue by physical means; to reduce; to overcome by force of arms; to cause to yield; to vanquish.
Conquer (v. t.) To subdue or overcome by mental or moral power; to surmount; as, to conquer difficulties, temptation, etc.
Conquer (v. t.) To gain or obtain, overcoming obstacles in the way; to win; as, to conquer freedom; to conquer a peace.
Conquer (v. i.) To gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail.
Coroner (n.) An officer of the peace whose principal duty is to inquire, with the help of a jury, into the cause of any violent, sudden or mysterious death, or death in prison, usually on sight of the body and at the place where the death occurred.
Cottier (n.) In Great Britain and Ireland, a person who hires a small cottage, with or without a plot of land. Cottiers commonly aid in the work of the landlord's farm.
Coucher (n.) One who couches.
Coucher (n.) One who couches paper.
Coucher (n.) A factor or agent resident in a country for traffic.
Coucher (n.) The book in which a corporation or other body registers its particular acts.
Cougher (n.) One who coughs.
Coulter (n.) Same as Colter.
Counter (adv.) A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. & a.
Counter (v. t.) One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner.
Counter (v. t.) A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of games, etc.
Counter (v. t.) Money; coin; -- used in contempt.
Counter (v. t.) A prison; either of two prisons formerly in London.
Counter (v. t.) A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the revolutions or the pulsations.
Counter (v. t.) A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on which goods are laid for examination by purchasers, or on which they are weighed or measured.
Counter (adv.) Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go.
Counter (adv.) In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that runs counter.
Counter (adv.) At or against the front or face.
Counter (a.) Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue.
Counter (adv.) The after part of a vessel's body, from the water
Counter (adv.) Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor.
Counter (adv.) The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck.
Counter (adv.) The back leather or heel part of a boot.
Counter (n.) An encounter.
Counter (v. i.) To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.
Coupler (n.) One who couples; that which couples, as a link, ring, or shackle, to connect cars.
Courier (n.) A messenger sent with haste to convey letters or dispatches, usually on public business.
Courier (n.) An attendant on travelers, whose business it is to make arrangements for their convenience at hotels and on the way.
Courser (n.) One who courses or hunts.
Courser (n.) A swift or spirited horse; a racer or a war horse; a charger.
Courser (n.) A grallatorial bird of Europe (Cursorius cursor), remarkable for its speed in running. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to running birds of the Ostrich family.
Courter (n.) One who courts; one who plays the lover, or who solicits in marriage; one who flatters and cajoles.
Coverer (n.) One who, or that which, covers.
Coveter (n.) One who covets.
Cozener (n.) One who cheats or defrauds.
Crabber (n.) One who catches crabs.
Cracker (n.) One who, or that which, cracks.
Cracker (n.) A noisy boaster; a swaggering fellow.
Cracker (n.) A small firework, consisting of a little powder inclosed in a thick paper cylinder with a fuse, and exploding with a sharp noise; -- often called firecracker.
Cracker (n.) A thin, dry biscuit, often hard or crisp; as, a Boston cracker; a Graham cracker; a soda cracker; an oyster cracker.
Cracker (n.) A nickname to designate a poor white in some parts of the Southern United States.
Cracker (n.) The pintail duck.
Cracker (n.) A pair of fluted rolls for grinding caoutchouc.
Crammer (n.) One who crams; esp., one who prepares a pupil hastily for an examination, or a pupil who is thus prepared.
Crawler (n.) One who, or that which, crawls; a creeper; a reptile.
Creaser (n.) A tool, or a sewing-machine attachment, for making
Creaser (n.) A tool for making creases or beads, as in sheet iron, or for rounding small tubes.
Creaser (n.) A tool for making the band impression distinct on the back.
Creeper (n.) One who, or that which, creeps; any creeping thing.
Creeper (n.) A plant that clings by rootlets, or by tendrils, to the ground, or to trees, etc.; as, the Virginia creeper (Ampelopsis quinquefolia).
Creeper (n.) A small bird of the genus Certhia, allied to the wrens. The brown or common European creeper is C. familiaris, a variety of which (var. Americana) inhabits America; -- called also tree creeper and creeptree. The American black and white creeper is Mniotilta varia.
Creeper (n.) A kind of patten mounted on short pieces of iron instead of rings; also, a fixture with iron points worn on a shoe to prevent one from slipping.
Creeper (n.) A spurlike device strapped to the boot, which enables one to climb a tree or pole; -- called often telegraph creepers.
Creeper (n.) A small, low iron, or dog, between the andirons.
Creeper (n.) An instrument with iron hooks or claws for dragging at the bottom of a well, or any other body of water, and bringing up what may lie there.
Creeper (n.) Any device for causing material to move steadily from one part of a machine to another, as an apron in a carding machine, or an inner spiral in a grain screen.
Creeper (n.) Crockets. See Crocket.
Crimper (n.) One who, or that which, crimps
Crimper (n.) A curved board or frame over which the upper of a boot or shoe is stretched to the required shape.
Crimper (n.) A device for giving hair a wavy appearance.
Crimper (n.) A machine for crimping or ruffling textile fabrics.
Cringer (n.) One who cringes.
Crisper (n.) One who, or that which, crisps or curls; an instrument for making little curls in the nap of cloth, as in chinchilla.
Croaker (n.) One who croaks, murmurs, grumbles, or complains unreasonably; one who habitually forebodes evil.
Croaker (n.) A small American fish (Micropogon undulatus), of the Atlantic coast.
Croaker (n.) An American fresh-water fish (Aplodinotus grunniens); -- called also drum.
Croaker (n.) The surf fish of California.
Crocker (n.) A potter.
Crofter (n.) One who rents and tills a small farm or helding; as, the crofters of Scotland.
Cropper (n.) One that crops.
Cropper (n.) A variety of pigeon with a large crop; a pouter.
Cropper (n.) A machine for cropping, as for shearing off bolts or rod iron, or for facing cloth.
Cropper (n.) A fall on one's head when riding at full speed, as in hunting; hence, a sudden failure or collapse.
Crosier (n.) The pastoral staff of a bishop (also of an archbishop, being the symbol of his office as a shepherd of the flock of God.
Crouper (n.) See Crupper.
Crowder (n.) One who plays on a crowd; a fiddler.
Crowder (n.) One who crowds or pushes.
Crowner (n.) One who, or that which, crowns.
Crowner (n.) A coroner.
Crozier (n.) See Crosier.
Cruiser (n.) One who, or a vessel that, cruises; -- usually an armed vessel.
Cruller (n.) A kind of sweet cake cut in strips and curled or twisted, and fried crisp in boiling fat.
Crupper (n.) The buttocks or rump of a horse.
Crupper (n.) A leather loop, passing under a horse's tail, and buckled to the saddle to keep it from slipping forwards.
Crupper (v. t.) To fit with a crupper; to place a crupper upon; as, to crupper a horse.
Crusher (n.) One who, or that which, crushes.
Currier (n.) One who curries and dresses leather, after it is tanned.
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Dabbler (n.) One who dabbles.
Dabbler (n.) One who dips slightly into anything; a superficial meddler.
Dabster (n.) One who is skilled; a master of his business; a proficient; an adept.
Dallier (n.) One who fondles; a trifler; as, dalliers with pleasant words.
Dandler (n.) One who dandles or fondles.
Dangler (n.) One who dangles about or after others, especially after women; a trifler.
Dansker (n.) A Dane.
Dapifer (n.) One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
Daunter (n.) One who daunts.
Dawdler (n.) One who wastes time in trifling employments; an idler; a trifler.
Debaser (n.) One who, or that which, debases.
Debater (n.) One who debates; one given to argument; a disputant; a controvertist.
Decayer (n.) A causer of decay.
Decider (n.) One who decides.
Decoyer (n.) One who decoys another.
Decreer (n.) One who decrees.
Decrier (n.) One who decries.
Defacer (n.) One who, or that which, defaces or disfigures.
Defamer (n.) One who defames; a slanderer; a detractor; a calumniator.
Defiler (n.) One who defiles; one who corrupts or violates; that which pollutes.
Definer (n.) One who defines or explains.
Degener (v. i.) To degenerate.
Deifier (n.) One who deifies.
Delayer (n.) One who delays; one who lingers.
Deliber (v. t. & i.) To deliberate.
Deliver (v. t.) To set free from restraint; to set at liberty; to release; to liberate, as from control; to give up; to free; to save; to rescue from evil actual or feared; -- often with from or out of; as, to deliver one from captivity, or from fear of death.
Deliver (v. t.) To give or transfer; to yield possession or control of; to part with (to); to make over; to commit; to surrender; to resign; -- often with up or over, to or into.
Deliver (v. t.) To make over to the knowledge of another; to communicate; to utter; to speak; to impart.
Deliver (v. t.) To give forth in action or exercise; to discharge; as, to deliver a blow; to deliver a broadside, or a ball.
Deliver (v. t.) To free from, or disburden of, young; to relieve of a child in childbirth; to bring forth; -- often with of.
Deliver (v. t.) To discover; to show.
Deliver (v. t.) To deliberate.
Deliver (v. t.) To admit; to allow to pass.
Deliver (v. t.) Free; nimble; sprightly; active.
Deluder (n.) One who deludes; a deceiver; an impostor.
Demster (n.) A deemster.
Demster (n.) An officer whose duty it was to announce the doom or sentence pronounced by the court.
Deposer (n.) One who deposes or degrades from office.
Deposer (n.) One who testifies or deposes; a deponent.
Derider (n.) One who derides, or laughs at, another in contempt; a mocker; a scoffer.
Deriver (n.) One who derives.
Dernier (a.) Last; final.
Desirer (n.) One who desires, asks, or wishes.
Destrer (n.) Alt. of Dextrer
Dextrer (n.) A war horse.
Deviser (n.) One who devises.
Devoter (n.) One who devotes; a worshiper.
Dextrer (n.) A war horse; a destrer.
Diaster (n.) A double star; -- applied to the nucleus of a cell, when, during cell division, the loops of the nuclear network separate into two groups, preparatory to the formation of two daughter nuclei. See Karyokinesis.
Dibbler (n.) One who, or that which, dibbles, or makes holes in the ground for seed.
Diddler (n.) A cheat.
Dighter (n.) One who dights.
Dilater (n.) One who, or that which, dilates, expands, o r enlarges.
Diluter (n.) One who, or that which, dilutes or makes thin, more liquid, or weaker.
Dimeter (a.) Having two poetical measures or meters.
Dimeter (n.) A verse of two meters.
Diopter (n.) Alt. of Dioptra
Ditcher (n.) One who digs ditches.
Divider (n.) One who, or that which, divides; that which separates anything into parts.
Divider (n.) One who deals out to each his share.
Divider (n.) One who, or that which, causes division.
Divider (n.) An instrument for dividing
Diviner (n.) One who professes divination; one who pretends to predict events, or to reveal occult things, by supernatural means.
Diviner (n.) A conjecture; a guesser; one who makes out occult things.
Doubler (n.) One who, or that which, doubles.
Doubler (n.) An instrument for augmenting a very small quantity of electricity, so as to render it manifest by sparks or the electroscope.
Doubter (n.) One who doubts; one whose opinion is unsettled; one who scruples.
Doucker (v. t.) A grebe or diver; -- applied also to the golden-eye, pochard, scoter, and other ducks.
Dowager (n.) A widow endowed, or having a jointure; a widow who either enjoys a dower from her deceased husband, or has property of her own brought by her to her husband on marriage, and settled on her after his decease.
Dowager (n.) A title given in England to a widow, to distinguish her from the wife of her husband's heir bearing the same name; -- chiefly applied to widows of personages of rank.
Drabber (n.) One who associates with drabs; a wencher.
Drainer (n.) One who, or that which, drains.
Dreader (n.) One who fears, or lives in fear.
Dreamer (n.) One who dreams.
Dreamer (n.) A visionary; one lost in wild imaginations or vain schemes of some anticipated good; as, a political dreamer.
Dredger (n.) One who fishes with a dredge.
Dredger (n.) A dredging machine.
Dredger (n.) A box with holes in its lid; -- used for sprinkling flour, as on meat or a breadboard; -- called also dredging box, drudger, and drudging box.
Dresser (n.) One who dresses; one who put in order or makes ready for use; one who on clothes or ornaments.
Dresser (n.) A kind of pick for shaping large coal.
Dresser (n.) An assistant in a hospital, whose office it is to dress wounds, sores, etc.
Dresser (v. t.) A table or bench on which meat and other things are dressed, or prepared for use.
Dresser (v. t.) A cupboard or set of shelves to receive dishes and cooking utensils.
Dribber (n.) One who dribs; one who shoots weakly or badly.
Driller (n.) One who, or that which, drills.
Drinker (n.) One who drinks; as, the effects of tea on the drinker; also, one who drinks spirituous liquors to excess; a drunkard.
Drogher (n.) A small craft used in the West India Islands to take off sugars, rum, etc., to the merchantmen; also, a vessel for transporting lumber, cotton, etc., coastwise; as, a lumber drogher.
Droller (n.) A jester; a droll.
Drooper (n.) One who, or that which, droops.
Dropper (n.) One who, or that which, drops. Specif.: (Fishing) A fly that drops from the leaden above the bob or end fly.
Dropper (n.) A dropping tube.
Dropper (n.) A branch vein which drops off from, or leaves, the main lode.
Dropper (n.) A dog which suddenly drops upon the ground when it sights game, -- formerly a common, and still an occasional, habit of the setter.
Drowner (n.) One who, or that which, drowns.
Drubber (n.) One who drubs.
Drudger (n.) One who drudges; a drudge.
Drudger (n.) A dredging box.
Drugger (n.) A druggist.
Drummer (n.) One whose office is to best the drum, as in military exercises and marching.
Drummer (n.) One who solicits custom; a commercial traveler.
Drummer (n.) A fish that makes a sound when caught
Drummer (n.) The squeteague.
Drummer (n.) A California sculpin.
Drummer (n.) A large West Indian cockroach (Blatta gigantea) which drums on woodwork, as a sexual call.
Dweller (n.) An inhabitant; a resident; as, a cave dweller.
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Edifier (n.) One who builds.
Edifier (n.) One who edifies, builds up, or strengthens another by moral or religious instruction.
Electer (n.) Amber. See Electrum.
Electer (n.) A metallic substance compounded of gold and silver; an alloy.
Embower (v. t.) To cover with a bower; to shelter with trees.
Embower (v. i.) To lodge or rest in a bower.
Emender (n.) One who emends.
Empower (v. t.) To give authority to; to delegate power to; to commission; to authorize (having commonly a legal force); as, the Supreme Court is empowered to try and decide cases, civil or criminal; the attorney is empowered to sign an acquittance, and discharge the debtor.
Empower (v. t.) To give moral or physical power, faculties, or abilities to.
Emptier (n.) One who, or that which, empties.
Emptier (compar.) of Empty.
Endower (v. t.) To endow.
Endower (n.) One who endows.
Endurer (n.) One who, or that which, endures or lasts; one who bears, suffers, or sustains.
Enfever (v. t.) To excite fever in.
Engager (n.) One who enters into an engagement or agreement; a surety.
Enginer (n.) A contriver; an inventor; a contriver of engines.
Enjoyer (n.) One who enjoys.
Ensober (v. t.) To make sober.
Ensurer (n.) See Insurer.
Enterer (n.) One who makes an entrance or beginning.
Enticer (n.) One who entices; one who incites or allures to evil.
Erecter (n.) An erector; one who raises or builds.
Escaper (n.) One who escapes.
Essayer (n.) One who essays.
Exacter (n.) An exactor.
Exalter (n.) One who exalts or raises to dignity.
Exciter (n.) One who, or that which, excites.
Excuser (n.) One who offers excuses or pleads in extenuation of the fault of another.
Excuser (n.) One who excuses or forgives another.
Exister (n.) One who exists.
Exposer (n.) One who exposes or discloses.
Fancier (n.) One who is governed by fancy.
Fancier (n.) One who fancies or has a special liking for, or interest in, a particular object or class or objects; hence, one who breeds and keeps for sale birds and animals; as, bird fancier, dog fancier, etc.
Farrier (n.) A shoer of horses; a veterinary surgeon.
Farrier (v. i.) To practice as a farrier; to carry on the trade of a farrier.
Farther (superl.) More remote; more distant than something else.
Farther (superl.) Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further.
Farther (adv.) At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; as, let us rest with what we have, without looking farther.
Farther (adv.) Moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject; as, farther, let us consider the probable event.
Farther (v. t.) To help onward. [R.] See Further.
Faulter (n.) One who commits a fault.
Favorer (n.) One who favors; one who regards with kindness or friendship; a well-wisher; one who assists or promotes success or prosperity.
Fawkner (n.) A falconer.
Feaster (n.) One who fares deliciously.
Feaster (n.) One who entertains magnificently.
Feather (n.) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour feathers, quills, and down.
Feather (n.) Kind; nature; species; -- from the proverbial phrase, "Birds of a feather," that is, of the same species.
Feather (n.) The fringe of long hair on the legs of the setter and some other dogs.
Feather (n.) A tuft of peculiar, long, frizzly hair on a horse.
Feather (n.) One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow.
Feather (n.) A longitudinal strip projecting as a fin from an object, to strengthen it, or to enter a channel in another object and thereby prevent displacement sidwise but permit motion lengthwise; a sp
Feather (n.) A thin wedge driven between the two semicylindrical parts of a divided plug in a hole bored in a stone, to rend the stone.
Feather (n.) The angular adjustment of an oar or paddle-wheel float, with reference to a horizontal axis, as it leaves or enters the water.
Feather (v. t.) To furnish with a feather or feathers, as an arrow or a cap.
Feather (v. t.) To adorn, as with feathers; to fringe.
Feather (v. t.) To render light as a feather; to give wings to.
Feather (v. t.) To enrich; to exalt; to benefit.
Feather (v. t.) To tread, as a cock.
Feather (v. i.) To grow or form feathers; to become feathered; -- often with out; as, the birds are feathering out.
Feather (v. i.) To curdle when poured into another liquid, and float about in little flakes or "feathers;" as, the cream feathers
Feather (v. i.) To turn to a horizontal plane; -- said of oars.
Feather (v. i.) To have the appearance of a feather or of feathers; to be or to appear in feathery form.
Feigner (n.) One who feigns or pretends.
Feoffer (n.) One who enfeoffs or grants a fee.
Feroher (n.) A symbol of the solar deity, found on monuments exhumed in Babylon, Nineveh, etc.
Ferrier (n.) A ferryman.
Fethcer (n.) One wo fetches or brings.
Fibster (n.) One who tells fibs.
Fiddler (n.) One who plays on a fiddle or violin.
Fiddler (n.) A burrowing crab of the genus Gelasimus, of many species. The male has one claw very much enlarged, and often holds it in a position similar to that in which a musician holds a fiddle, hence the name; -- called also calling crab, soldier crab, and fighting crab.
Fiddler (n.) The common European sandpiper (Tringoides hypoleucus); -- so called because it continually oscillates its body.
Fielder (n.) A ball payer who stands out in the field to catch or stop balls.
Fighter (n.) One who fights; a combatant; a warrior.
Filacer (n.) A former officer in the English Court of Common Pleas; -- so called because he filed the writs on which he made out process.
Filcher (n.) One who filches; a thief.
Flacker (v. i.) To flutter, as a bird.
Flanker (n.) One who, or that which, flanks, as a skirmisher or a body of troops sent out upon the flanks of an army toguard a
Flanker (v. t.) To defend by lateral fortifications.
Flanker (v. t.) To attack sideways.
Flapper (n.) One who, or that which, flaps.
Flapper (n.) See Flipper.
Flasher (n.) One who, or that which, flashes.
Flasher (n.) A man of more appearance of wit than reality.
Flasher (n.) A large sparoid fish of the Atlantic coast and all tropical seas (Lobotes Surinamensis).
Flasher (n.) The European red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio); -- called also flusher.
Flatter (n.) One who, or that which, makes flat or flattens.
Flatter (n.) A flat-faced fulling hammer.
Flatter (n.) A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips, as watch springs, etc.
Flatter (v. t.) To treat with praise or blandishments; to gratify or attempt to gratify the self-love or vanity of, esp. by artful and interested commendation or attentions; to blandish; to cajole; to wheedle.
Flatter (v. t.) To raise hopes in; to encourage or favorable, but sometimes unfounded or deceitful, representations.
Flatter (v. t.) To portray too favorably; to give a too favorable idea of; as, his portrait flatters him.
Flatter (v. i.) To use flattery or insincere praise.
Flawter (v. t.) To scrape o/ pare, as a skin.
Flecker (v. t.) To fleck.
Fleecer (n.) One who fleeces or strips unjustly, especially by trickery or fraund.
Fleerer (n.) One who fleers.
Flesher (n.) A butcher.
Flesher (n.) A two-handled, convex, blunt-edged knife, for scraping hides; a fleshing knife.
Flicker (v. i.) To flutter; to flap the wings without flying.
Flicker (v. i.) To waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air, or when about to expire; as, the flickering light.
Flicker (n.) The act of wavering or of fluttering; flucuation; sudden and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying flame.
Flicker (n.) The golden-winged woodpecker (Colaptes aurutus); -- so called from its spring note. Called also yellow-hammer, high-holder, pigeon woodpecker, and yucca.
Flinger (n.) One who flings; one who jeers.
Flipper (n.) A broad flat limb used for swimming, as those of seals, sea turtles, whales, etc.
Flipper (n.) The hand.
Flitter (v. i.) To flutter.
Flitter (v. t.) To flutter; to move quickly; as, to flitter the cards.
Flitter (v. i.) A rag; a tatter; a small piece or fragment.
Floater (n.) One who floats or swims.
Floater (n.) A float for indicating the height of a liquid surface.
Flogger (n.) One who flogs.
Flogger (n.) A kind of mallet for beating the bung stave of a cask to start the bung.
Flooder (n.) One who floods anything.
Floorer (n.) Anything that floors or upsets a person, as a blow that knocks him down; a conclusive answer or retort; a task that exceeds one's abilities.
Flouter (n.) One who flouts; a mocker.
Flusher (n.) A workman employed in cleaning sewers by flushing them with water.
Flusher (n.) The red-backed shrike. See Flasher.
Fluster (v. t.) To make hot and rosy, as with drinking; to heat; hence, to throw into agitation and confusion; to confuse; to muddle.
Fluster (v. i.) To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
Fluster (n.) Heat or glow, as from drinking; agitation mingled with confusion; disorder.
Flutter (v. t.) To vibrate or move quickly; as, a bird flutters its wings.
Flutter (v. t.) To drive in disorder; to throw into confusion.
Flutter (n.) The act of fluttering; quick and irregular motion; vibration; as, the flutter of a fan.
Flutter (n.) Hurry; tumult; agitation of the mind; confusion; disorder.
Fog'ger (n.) One who fogs; a pettifogger.
Foister (n.) One who foists something surreptitiously; a falsifier.
Fondler (n.) One who fondles.
Forager (n.) One who forages.
Forayer (n.) One who makes or joins in a foray.
Forever (adv.) Through eternity; through endless ages, eternally.
Forever (adv.) At all times; always.
Forster (n.) A forester.
Foulder (v. i.) To flash, as lightning; to lighten; to gleam; to thunder.
Founder (n.) One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom anything originates; one who endows.
Founder (n.) One who founds; one who casts metals in various forms; a caster; as, a founder of cannon, bells, hardware, or types.
Founder (v. i.) To become filled with water, and sink, as a ship.
Founder (v. i.) To fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse.
Founder (v. i.) To fail; to miscarry.
Founder (v. t.) To cause internal inflammation and soreness in the feet or limbs of (a horse), so as to disable or lame him.
Founder (n.) A lameness in the foot of a horse, occasioned by inflammation; closh.
Founder (n.) An inflammatory fever of the body, or acute rheumatism; as, chest founder. See Chest ffounder.
Frapler (n.) A blusterer; a rowdy.
Freezer (n.) One who, or that which, cools or freezes, as a refrigerator, or the tub and can used in the process of freezing ice cream.
Fretter (n.) One who, or that which, frets.
Friezer (n.) One who, or that which, friezes or frizzes.
Fripper (n.) One who deals in frippery or in old clothes.
Frisker (n.) One who frisks; one who leaps of dances in gayety; a wanton; an inconstant or unsettled person.
Fritter (v. t.) A small quantity of batter, fried in boiling lard or in a frying pan. Fritters are of various kinds, named from the substance inclosed in the batter; as, apple fritters, clam fritters, oyster fritters.
Fritter (v. t.) A fragment; a shred; a small piece.
Fritter (v. t.) To cut, as meat, into small pieces, for frying.
Fritter (v. t.) To break into small pieces or fragments.
Fruiter (a.) A ship for carrying fruit.
Frumper (n.) A mocker.
Fuddler (n.) A drunkard.
Fumbler (n.) One who fumbles.
Furrier (n.) A dealer in furs; one who makes or sells fur goods.
Further (adv.) To a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See Farther.
Further (superl.) More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther.
Further (superl.) Beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion; nothing further to suggest.
Further (adv.) To help forward; to promote; to advance; to forward; to help or assist.
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Gabbier (n.) One who gabbles; a prater.
Gabeler (n.) A collector of gabels or taxes.
Gambier (n.) The inspissated juice of a plant (Uncaria Gambir) growing in Malacca. It is a powerful astringent, and, under the name of Terra Japonica, is used for chewing with the Areca nut, and is exported for tanning and dyeing.
Gambier (n.) Catechu.
Gambler (n.) One who gambles.
Garbler (n.) One who garbles.
Gauffer (v. t.) To plait, crimp, or flute; to goffer, as lace. See Goffer.
Gibbier (n.) Wild fowl; game.
Giggler (n.) One who giggles or titters.
Girdler (n.) One who girdles.
Girdler (n.) A maker of girdles.
Girdler (n.) An American longicorn beetle (Oncideres cingulatus) which lays its eggs in the twigs of the hickory, and then girdles each branch by gnawing a groove around it, thus killing it to provide suitable food for the larvae.
Glacier (n.) An immense field or stream of ice, formed in the region of perpetual snow, and moving slowly down a mountain slope or valley, as in the Alps, or over an extended area, as in Greenland.
Gladder (n.) One who makes glad.
Glazier (n.) One whose business is to set glass.
Gleaner (n.) One who gathers after reapers.
Gleaner (n.) One who gathers slowly with labor.
Glidder (a.) Alt. of Gliddery
Glimmer (v. i.) To give feeble or scattered rays of light; to shine faintly; to show a faint, unsteady light; as, the glimmering dawn; a glimmering lamp.
Glimmer (n.) A faint, unsteady light; feeble, scattered rays of light; also, a gleam.
Glimmer (n.) Mica. See Mica.
Glister (v. i.) To be bright; to sparkle; to be brilliant; to shine; to glisten; to glitter.
Glister (n.) Glitter; luster.
Glitter (v. i.) To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam; as, a glittering sword.
Glitter (v. i.) To be showy, specious, or striking, and hence attractive; as, the glittering scenes of a court.
Glitter (n.) A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage.
Glosser (n.) A polisher; one who gives a luster.
Glosser (n.) A writer of glosses; a scholiast; a commentator.
Glyster (n.) Same as Clyster.
Gobbler (n.) A turkey cock; a bubbling Jock.
Goggler (n.) A carangoid oceanic fish (Trachurops crumenophthalmus), having very large and prominent eyes; -- called also goggle-eye, big-eyed scad, and cicharra.
Grabber (n.) One who seizes or grabs.
Graffer (n.) a notary or scrivener.
Grafter (n.) One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.
Grafter (n.) An instrument by which grafting is facilitated.
Grafter (n.) The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree.
Grainer (n.) An infusion of pigeon's dung used by tanners to neutralize the effects of lime and give flexibility to skins; -- called also grains and bate.
Grainer (n.) A knife for taking the hair off skins.
Grainer (n.) One who paints in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.; also, the brush or tool used in graining.
Granger (n.) A farm steward.
Granger (n.) A member of a grange.
Granter (n.) One who grants.
Grasper (imp. & p. p.) of Grasp
Graaper (n.) One who grasps or seizes; one who catches or holds.
Grazier (n.) One who pastures cattle, and rears them for market.
Greaser (n.) One who, or that which, greases; specifically, a person employed to lubricate the working parts of machinery, engines, carriages, etc.
Greaser (n.) A nickname sometimes applied in contempt to a Mexican of the lowest type.
Greeter (n.) One who greets or salutes another.
Greeter (n.) One who weeps or mourns.
Griever (n.) One who, or that which, grieves.
Grinder (n.) One who, or that which, grinds.
Grinder (n.) One of the double teeth, used to grind or masticate the food; a molar.
Grinder (n.) The restless flycatcher (Seisura inquieta) of Australia; -- called also restless thrush and volatile thrush. It makes a noise like a scissors grinder, to which the name alludes.
Grinner (n.) One who grins.
Gripper (n.) One who, or that which, grips or seizes.
Gripper (n.) In printing presses, the fingers or nippers.
Groomer (n.) One who, or that which, grooms horses; especially, a brush rotated by a flexible or jointed revolving shaft, for cleaning horses.
Grooper (n.) See Grouper.
Groover (n.) One who or that which grooves.
Groover (n.) A miner.
Grouper (n.) One of several species of valuable food fishes of the genus Epinephelus, of the family Serranidae, as the red grouper, or brown snapper (E. morio), and the black grouper, or warsaw (E. nigritus), both from Florida and the Gulf of Mexico.
Grouper (n.) The tripletail (Lobotes).
Grouper (n.) In California, the name is often applied to the rockfishes.
Grouser (n.) A pointed timber attached to a boat and sliding vertically, to thrust into the ground as a means of anchorage.
Growler (n.) One who growls.
Growler (n.) The large-mouthed black bass.
Growler (n.) A four-wheeled cab.
Grubber (n.) One who, or that which, grubs; especially, a machine or tool of the nature of a grub ax, grub hook, etc.
Grudger (imp. & p. p.) of Grudge
Grunter (n.) One who, or that which, grunts; specifically, a hog.
Grunter (n.) One of several American marine fishes. See Sea robin, and Grunt, n., 2.
Grunter (n.) A hook used in lifting a crucible.
Guarder (n.) One who guards.
Guesser (n.) One who guesses; one who forms or gives an opinion without means of knowing.
Guilder (n.) A Dutch silver coin worth about forty cents; -- called also florin and gulden.
Guttler (n.) A greedy eater; a glutton.
Guzzler (n.) An immoderate drinker.
Haggler (n.) One who haggles or is difficult in bargaining.
Haggler (n.) One who forestalls a market; a middleman between producer and dealer in London vegetable markets.
Hallier (n.) A kind of net for catching birds.
Hamster (n.) A small European rodent (Cricetus frumentarius). It is remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under the skin, and for its migrations.
Hanaper (n.) A kind of basket, usually of wickerwork, and adapted for the packing and carrying of articles; a hamper.
Harrier (n.) One of a small breed of hounds, used for hunting hares.
Harrier (n.) One who harries.
Harrier (n.) One of several species of hawks or buzzards of the genus Circus which fly low and harry small animals or birds, -- as the European marsh harrier (Circus aerunginosus), and the hen harrier (C. cyaneus).
Hatcher (n.) One who hatches, or that which hatches; a hatching apparatus; an incubator.
Hatcher (n.) One who contrives or originates; a plotter.
Haunter (n.) One who, or that which, haunts.
Havener (n.) A harbor master.
Heather (n.) Heath.
Hellier (v. t.) One who heles or covers; hence, a tiler, slater, or thatcher.
Heroner (n.) A hawk used in hunting the heron.
Higgler (n.) One who higgles.
Hoarder (n.) One who hoards.
Hobbler (n.) One who hobbles.
Hobbler (n.) One who by his tenure was to maintain a horse for military service; a kind of light horseman in the Middle Ages who was mounted on a hobby.
Hobiler (n.) A light horseman. See 2d Hobbler.
Holster (n.) A leather case for a pistol, carried by a horseman at the bow of his saddle.
Homager (n.) One who does homage, or holds land of another by homage; a vassal.
Honorer (n.) One who honors.
Hoosier (n.) A nickname given to an inhabitant of the State of Indiana.
Hostler (n.) An innkeeper. [Obs.] See Hosteler.
Hostler (n.) The person who has the care of horses at an inn or stable; hence, any one who takes care of horses; a groom; -- so called because the innkeeper formerly attended to this duty in person.
Hostler (n.) The person who takes charge of a locomotive when it is left by the engineer after a trip.
Hoveler (n.) One who assists in saving life and property from a wreck; a coast boatman.
Hoverer (n.) A device in an incubator for protecting the young chickens and keeping them warm.
However (adv.) In whetever manner, way, or degree.
However (adv.) At all events; at least; in any case.
However (conj.) Nevertheless; notwithstanding; yet; still; though; as, I shall not oppose your design; I can not, however, approve of it.
Huddler (n.) One who huddles things together.
Huisher (n.) See Usher.
Huisher (v. t.) To usher.
Humbler (n.) One who, or that which, humbles some one.
Hurrier (n.) One who hurries or urges.
Imbiber (n.) One who, or that which, imbibes.
Imbower (v. t. & i.) See Embower.
Imposer (n.) One who imposes.
Impower (v. t.) See Empower.
Imputer (n.) One who imputes.
Inciter (n.) One who, or that which, incites.
Incomer (n.) One who comes in.
Incomer (n.) One who succeeds another, as a tenant of land, houses, etc.
Indexer (n.) One who makes an index.
Inditer (n.) One who indites.
Inducer (n.) One who, or that which, induces or incites.
Infuser (n.) One who, or that which, infuses.
Inhaler (n.) One who inhales.
Inhaler (n.) An apparatus for inhaling any vapor or volatile substance, as ether or chloroform, for medicinal purposes.
Inhaler (n.) A contrivance to filter, as air, in order to protect the lungs from inhaling damp or cold air, noxious gases, dust, etc.; also, the respiratory apparatus for divers.
Injurer (n.) One who injures or wrongs.
Inlayer (n.) One who inlays, or whose occupation it is to inlay.
Insurer (n.) One who, or that which, insures; the person or company that contracts to indemnify losses for a premium; an underwriter.
Integer (n.) A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction or a mixed number.
Invader (n.) One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.
Inviter (n.) One who, or that which, invites.
Iodizer (n.) One who, or that which, iodizes.
Jangler (n.) An idle talker; a babbler; a prater.
Jangler (n.) A wrangling, noisy fellow.
Jerguer (n.) See Jerquer.
Jerquer (n.) A customhouse officer who searches ships for unentered goods.
Jeweler (n.) One who makes, or deals in, jewels, precious stones, and similar ornaments.
Jingler (n.) One who, or that which, jingles.
Joinder (v. t.) The act of joining; a putting together; conjunction.
Joinder (v. t.) A joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants in a suit.
Joinder (v. t.) Acceptance of an issue tendered in law or fact.
Joinder (v. t.) A joining of causes of action or defense in civil suits or criminal prosecutions.
Jointer (n.) One who, or that which, joints.
Jointer (n.) A plane for smoothing the surfaces of pieces which are to be accurately joined
Jointer (n.) The longest plane used by a joiner.
Jointer (n.) A long stationary plane, for plaining the edges of barrel staves.
Jointer (n.) A bent piece of iron inserted to strengthen the joints of a wall.
Jointer (n.) A tool for pointing the joints in brickwork.
Jongler (n.) In the Middle Ages, a court attendant or other person who, for hire, recited or sang verses, usually of his own composition. See Troubadour.
Jongler (n.) A juggler; a conjuror. See Juggler.
Jouster (n.) One who jousts or tilts.
Juggler (n.) One who practices or exhibits tricks by sleight of hand; one skilled in legerdemain; a conjurer.
Juggler (n.) A deceiver; a cheat.
Jumbler (n.) One who confuses things.
Juniper (n.) Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferae.
Jupiter (n.) The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He corresponds to the Greek Zeus.
Jupiter (n.) One of the planets, being the brightest except Venus, and the largest of them all, its mean diameter being about 85,000 miles. It revolves about the sun in 4,332.6 days, at a mean distance of 5.2028 from the sun, the earth's mean distance being taken as unity.
Kaloyer (n.) See Caloyer.
Kayaker (n.) One who uses a kayak.
Kercher (n.) A kerchief.
Kiddier (n.) A huckster; a cadger.
Kindler (n.) One who, or that which, kindles, stirs up, or sets on fire.
Knacker (n.) One who makes knickknacks, toys, etc.
Knacker (n.) One of two or more pieces of bone or wood held loosely between the fingers, and struck together by moving the hand; -- called also clapper.
Knacker (n.) a harness maker.
Knacker (n.) One who slaughters worn-out horses and sells their flesh for dog's meat.
Kneader (n.) One who kneads.
Kneeler (n.) One who kneels or who worships by or while kneeling.
Kneeler (n.) A cushion or stool to kneel on.
Kneeler (n.) A name given to certain catechumens and penitents who were permitted to join only in parts of church worship.
Knicker (n.) A small ball of clay, baked hard and oiled, used as a marble by boys in playing.
Knitter (n.) One who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine.
Knobber (n.) See Knobbler.
Knocker (n.) One who, or that which, knocks; specifically, an instrument, or kind of hammer, fastened to a door, to be used in seeking for admittance.
Knoller (n.) One who tolls a bell.
Kruller (n.) See Cruller.
Kussier (n.) (Mus.) A Turkish instrument of music, with a hollow body covered with skin, over which five strings are stretched.
Labeler (n.) One who labels.
Laborer (n.) One who labors in a toilsome occupation; a person who does work that requires strength rather than skill, as distinguished from that of an artisan.
Lacquer (v. t.) To cover with lacquer.
Larmier (n.) See Tearpit.
Latimer (n.) An interpreter. [Obs.] Coke.
Laugher (n.) One who laughs.
Laugher (n.) A variety of the domestic pigeon.
Launder (n.) A washerwoman.
Launder (n.) A trough used by miners to receive the powdered ore from the box where it is beaten, or for carrying water to the stamps, or other apparatus, for comminuting, or sorting, the ore.
Launder (v. i.) To wash, as clothes; to wash, and to smooth with a flatiron or mangle; to wash and iron; as, to launder shirts.
Launder (v. i.) To lave; to wet.
Leaguer (n.) The camp of a besieging army; a camp in general.
Leaguer (n.) A siege or beleaguering.
Leaguer (v. t.) To besiege; to beleaguer.
Learner (n.) One who learns; a scholar.
Leather (n.) The skin of an animal, or some part of such skin, tanned, tawed, or otherwise dressed for use; also, dressed hides, collectively.
Leather (n.) The skin.
Leather (v. t.) To beat, as with a thong of leather.
Leister (n.) Alt. of Lister
Leveler (n.) One who, or that which, levels.
Leveler (n.) One who would remove social inequalities or distinctions; a socialist.
Leviner (n.) A swift hound.
Libeler (n.) One who libels.
Lighter (n.) One who, or that which, lights; as, a lighter of lamps.
Lighter (n.) A large boat or barge, mainly used in unloading or loading vessels which can not reach the wharves at the place of shipment or delivery.
Lighter (v. t.) To convey by a lighter, as to or from the shore; as, to lighter the cargo of a ship.
Limiter (n.) One who, or that which, limits.
Limiter (n.) A friar licensed to beg within certain bounds, or whose duty was limited to a certain district.
Loather (n.) One who loathes.
Lorimer (n.) Alt. of Loriner
Loriner (n.) A maker of bits, spurs, and metal mounting for bridles and saddles; hence, a saddler.
Lounger (n.) One who lounges; ar idler.
Lucifer (n.) The planet Venus, when appearing as the morning star; -- applied in Isaiah by a metaphor to a king of Babylon.
Lucifer (n.) Hence, Satan.
Lucifer (n.) A match made of a sliver of wood tipped with a combustible substance, and ignited by friction; -- called also lucifer match, and locofoco. See Locofoco.
Lucifer (n.) A genus of free-swimming macruran Crustacea, having a slender body and long appendages.
Lurcher (n.) One that lurches or lies in wait; one who watches to pilfer, or to betray or entrap; a poacher.
Lurcher (n.) One of a mongrel breed of dogs said to have been a cross between the sheep dog, greyhound, and spaniel. It hunts game silently, by scent, and is often used by poachers.
Lurcher (n.) A glutton; a gormandizer.
Lyncher (n.) One who assists in lynching.
Madrier (n.) A thick plank, used for several mechanical purposes
Madrier (n.) A plank to receive the mouth of a petard, with which it is applied to anything intended to be broken down.
Madrier (n.) A plank or beam used for supporting the earth in mines or fortifications.
Maffler (n.) A stammerer.
Maister (n.) Master.
Maister (a.) Principal; chief.
Manager (n.) One who manages; a conductor or director; as, the manager of a theater.
Manager (n.) A person who conducts business or household affairs with economy and frugality; a good economist.
Manager (n.) A contriver; an intriguer.
Mangler (n.) One who mangles or tears in cutting; one who mutilates any work in doing it.
Mangler (n.) One who smooths with a mangle.
Manurer (n.) One who manures land.
Marbler (n.) One who works upon marble or other stone.
Marbler (n.) One who colors or stains in imitation of marble.
Marcher (n.) The lord or officer who defended the marches or borders of a territory.
Mariner (n.) One whose occupation is to assist in navigating ships; a seaman or sailor.
Marrier (n.) One who marries.
Matcher (n.) One who, or that which, matches; a matching machine. See under 3d Match.
Maturer (n.) One who brings to maturity.
Maunder (v. i.) To beg.
Maunder (v. i.) To mutter; to mumble; to grumble; to speak indistinctly or disconnectedly; to talk incoherently.
Maunder (v. t.) To utter in a grumbling manner; to mutter.
Maunder (n.) A beggar.
Mauther (n.) A girl; esp., a great, awkward girl; a wench.
Meander (n.) A winding, crooked, or involved course; as, the meanders of the veins and arteries.
Meander (n.) A tortuous or intricate movement.
Meander (n.) Fretwork. See Fret.
Meander (v. t.) To wind, turn, or twist; to make flexuous.
Meander (v. i.) To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate.
Meddler (n.) One who meddles; one who interferes or busies himself with things in which he has no concern; an officious person; a busybody.
Menacer (n.) One who menaces.
Meniver (a.) Same as Miniver.
Metamer (n.) Any one of several metameric forms of the same substance, or of different substances having the same composition; as, xylene has three metamers, viz., orthoxylene, metaxylene, and paraxylene.
Metayer (a.) One who cultivates land for a share (usually one half) of its yield, receiving stock, tools, and seed from the landlord.
Middler (n.) One of a middle or intermediate class in some schools and seminaries.
Millier (n.) A weight of the metric system, being one million grams; a metric ton.
Minever (n.) Same as Miniver.
Mingler (n.) One who mingles.
Miniver (n.) A fur esteemed in the Middle Ages as a part of costume. It is uncertain whether it was the fur of one animal only or of different animals.
Minster (n.) A church of a monastery. The name is often retained and applied to the church after the monastery has ceased to exist (as Beverly Minster, Southwell Minster, etc.), and is also improperly used for any large church.
Misdoer (n.) A wrongdoer.
Misuser (n.) One who misuses.
Misuser (n.) Unlawful use of a right; use in excess of, or varying from, one's right.
Modeler (n.) One who models; hence, a worker in plastic art.
Moither (v. t.) To perplex; to confuse.
Moither (v. i.) To toil; to labor.
Moulder (n.) One who, or that which, molds or forms into shape; specifically (Founding), one skilled in the art of making molds for castings.
Moulder (v. i.) To crumble into small particles; to turn to dust by natural decay; to lose form, or waste away, by a gradual separation of the component particles, without the presence of water; to crumble away.
Moulder (v. t.) To turn to dust; to cause to crumble; to cause to waste away.
Moneyer (n.) A person who deals in money; banker or broker.
Moneyer (n.) An authorized coiner of money.
Monster (n.) Something of unnatural size, shape, or quality; a prodigy; an enormity; a marvel.
Monster (n.) Specifically , an animal or plant departing greatly from the usual type, as by having too many limbs.
Monster (n.) Any thing or person of unnatural or excessive ug
Monster (a.) Monstrous in size.
Monster (v. t.) To make monstrous.
Moraler (n.) A moralizer.
Moulder () Alt. of Mouldy
Mounter (n.) One who mounts.
Mounter (n.) An animal mounted; a monture.
Mourner (n.) One who mourns or is grieved at any misfortune, as the death of a friend.
Mourner (n.) One who attends a funeral as a hired mourner.
Mouther (n.) One who mouths; an affected speaker.
Muddler (n.) One who, or that which, muddles.
Muffler (n.) Anything used in muffling; esp., a scarf for protecting the head and neck in cold weather; a tippet.
Muffler (n.) A cushion for terminating or softening a note made by a stringed instrument with a keyboard.
Muffler (n.) A kind of mitten or boxing glove, esp. when stuffed.
Muffler (n.) One who muffles.
Mumbler (n.) One who mumbles.
Muncher (n.) One who munches.
Murther (n. & v.) Murder, n. & v.
Mynheer (n.) The Dutch equivalent of Mr. or Sir; hence, a Dutchman.
Needler (n.) One who makes or uses needles; also, a dealer in needles.
Neither (a.) Not either; not the one or the other.
Neither (conj.) not either; generally used to introduce the first of two or more coordinate clauses of which those that follow begin with nor.
Nettler (n.) One who nettles.
Nibbler (n.) One who, or that which, nibbles.
Niggler (n.) One who niggles.
Nobbler (n.) A dram of spirits.
Nonuser () A not using; failure to use.
Nonuser () Neglect or omission to use an easement or franchise or to assert a right.
Norther (n.) A wind from the north; esp., a strong and cold north wind in Texas and the vicinity of the Gulf of Mexico.
Noticer (n.) One who notices.
Obliger (n.) One who, or that which, obliges.
October (n.) The tenth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
October (n.) Ale or cider made in that month.
Offerer (n.) One who offers; esp., one who offers something to God in worship.
Officer (n.) One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.
Officer (n.) Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
Officer (v. t.) To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
Officer (v. t.) To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.
Oldster (n.) An old person.
Omitter (n.) One who omits.
Opposer (n.) One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist; an adversary.
Orderer (n.) One who puts in order, arranges, methodizes, or regulates.
Orderer (n.) One who gives orders.
Osseter (n.) A species of sturgeon.
Osteler (n.) Same as Hosteler.
Outgoer (n.) One who goes out or departs.
Outlier (n.) One who does not live where his office, or business, or estate, is.
Outlier (n.) That which lies, or is, away from the main body.
Outlier (n.) A part of a rock or stratum lying without, or beyond, the main body, from which it has been separated by denudation.
Outpeer (v. t.) To excel.
Oxbiter (n.) The cow blackbird.
Pacfier (n.) One who pacifies.
Painter (n.) A rope at the bow of a boat, used to fasten it to anything.
Painter (n.) The panther, or puma.
Painter (n.) One whose occupation is to paint
Painter (n.) One who covers buildings, ships, ironwork, and the like, with paint.
Painter (n.) An artist who represents objects or scenes in color on a flat surface, as canvas, plaster, or the like.
Palaver (n.) Talk; conversation; esp., idle or beguiling talk; talk intended to deceive; flattery.
Palaver (n.) In Africa, a parley with the natives; a talk; hence, a public conference and deliberation; a debate.
Palaver (v. t. & i.) To make palaver with, or to; to used palaver;to talk idly or deceitfully; to employ flattery; to cajole; as, to palaver artfully.
Palster (n.) A pilgrim's staff.
Pannier (n.) A bread basket; also, a wicker basket (used commonly in pairs) for carrying fruit or other things on a horse or an ass
Pannier (n.) A shield of basket work formerly used by archers as a shelter from the enemy's missiles.
Pannier (n.) A table waiter at the Inns of Court, London.
Pannier (n.) A framework of steel or whalebone, worn by women to expand their dresses; a kind of bustle.
Panther (n.) A large dark-colored variety of the leopard, by some zoologists considered a distinct species. It is marked with large ringlike spots, the centers of which are darker than the color of the body.
Panther (n.) In America, the name is applied to the puma, or cougar, and sometimes to the jaguar.
Pantler (n.) The servant or officer, in a great family, who has charge of the bread and the pantry.
Papaver (n.) A genus of plants, including the poppy.
Partner (n.) An associate in any business or occupation; a member of a partnership. See Partnership.
Partner (n.) A framework of heavy timber surrounding an opening in a deck, to strengthen it for the support of a mast, pump, capstan, or the like.
Partner (v. t.) To associate, to join.
Patcher (n.) One who patches or botches.
Peacher (n.) One who peaches.
Peddler (n.) One who peddles; a traveling trader; one who travels about, retailing small wares; a hawker.
Peopler (n.) A settler; an inhabitant.
Percher (v. i.) One who, or that which, perches.
Percher (v. i.) One of the Insessores.
Percher (v. i.) A Paris candle anciently used in England; also, a large wax candle formerly set upon the altar.
Perrier (n.) A short mortar used formerly for throwing stone shot.
Peruser (n.) One who peruses.
Philter (n.) A potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love.
Philter (v. t.) To impregnate or mix with a love potion; as, to philter a draught.
Philter (v. t.) To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion.
Pickeer (v. i.) To make a raid for booty; to maraud; also, to skirmish in advance of an army. See Picaroon.
Pickler (n.) One who makes pickles.
Piddler (n.) One who piddles.
Piercer (n.) One who, or that which, pierces or perforates
Piercer (n.) An instrument used in forming eyelets; a stiletto.
Piercer (n.) A piercel.
Piercer (n.) The ovipositor, or sting, of an insect.
Piercer (n.) An insect provided with an ovipositor.
Pilcher (n.) A scabbard, as of a sword.
Pilcher (n.) The pilchard.
Pincher (n.) One who, or that which, pinches.
Pinxter (n.) See Pinkster.
Pioneer (n.) A soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances.
Pioneer (n.) One who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow; as, pioneers of civilization; pioneers of reform.
Pioneer (v. t. & i.) To go before, and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.
Piqueer (v. i.) See Pickeer.
Pitcher (n.) One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.; specifically (Baseball), the player who delivers the ball to the batsman.
Pitcher (n.) A sort of crowbar for digging.
Pitcher (n.) A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle.
Pitcher (n.) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants.
Plaguer (n.) One who plagues or annoys.
Plaiter (n.) One who, or that which, plaits.
Planner (n.) One who plans; a projector.
Planter (n.) One who, or that which, plants or sows; as, a planterof corn; a machine planter.
Planter (n.) One who owns or cultivates a plantation; as, a sugar planter; a coffee planter.
Planter (n.) A colonist in a new or uncultivated territory; as, the first planters in Virginia.
Plaster (n.) A composition of lime, water, and sand, with or without hair as a bond, for coating walls, ceilings, and partitions of houses. See Mortar.
Plaster (n.) Calcined gypsum, or plaster of Paris, especially when ground, as used for making ornaments, figures, moldings, etc.; or calcined gypsum used as a fertilizer.
Plaster (v. t.) To cover with a plaster, as a wound or sore.
Plaster (v. t.) To overlay or cover with plaster, as the ceilings and walls of a house.
Plaster (v. t.) Fig.: To smooth over; to cover or conceal the defects of; to hide, as with a covering of plaster.
Platter (n.) One who plats or braids.
Platter (n.) A large plate or shallow dish on which meat or other food is brought to the table.
Pleader (n.) One who pleads; one who argues for or against; an advotate.
Pleader (n.) One who draws up or forms pleas; the draughtsman of pleas or pleadings in the widest sense; as, a special pleader.
Pleaser (n.) One who pleases or gratifies.
Pledger (n.) One who pledges.
Plodder (n.) One who plods; a drudge.
Plotter (n.) One who plots or schemes; a contriver; a conspirator; a schemer.
Plucker (n.) One who, or that which, plucks.
Plucker (n.) A machine for straightening and cleaning wool.
Plugger (n.) One who, or that which, plugs.
Plumber (n.) One who works in lead; esp., one who furnishes, fits, and repairs lead, iron, or glass pipes, and other apparatus for the conveyance of water, gas, or drainage in buildings.
Plumper (n.) One who, or that which, plumps or swells out something else; hence, something carried in the mouth to distend the cheeks.
Plumper (n.) A vote given to one candidate only, when two or more are to be elected, thus giving him the advantage over the others. A person who gives his vote thus is said to plump, or to plump his vote.
Plumper (n.) A voter who plumps his vote.
Plumper (n.) A downright, unqualified lie.
Plunder (v. t.) To take the goods of by force, or without right; to pillage; to spoil; to sack; to strip; to rob; as, to plunder travelers.
Plunder (v. t.) To take by pillage; to appropriate forcibly; as, the enemy plundered all the goods they found.
Plunder (n.) The act of plundering or pillaging; robbery. See Syn. of Pillage.
Plunder (n.) That which is taken by open force from an enemy; pillage; spoil; booty; also, that which is taken by theft or fraud.
Plunder (n.) Personal property and effects; baggage or luggage.
Plunger (n.) One who, or that which, plunges; a diver.
Plunger (n.) A long solid cylinder, used, instead of a piston or bucket, as a forcer in pumps.
Plunger (n.) One who bets heavily and recklessly on a race; a reckless speculator.
Plunger (n.) A boiler in which clay is beaten by a wheel to a creamy consistence.
Plunger (n.) The firing pin of a breechloader.
Poacher (n.) One who poaches; one who kills or catches game or fish contrary to law.
Poacher (n.) The American widgeon.
Poinder (n.) The keeper of a cattle pound; a pinder.
Poinder (n.) One who distrains property.
Pointer (n.) One who, or that which, points.
Pointer (n.) The hand of a timepiece.
Pointer (n.) One of a breed of dogs trained to stop at scent of game, and with the nose point it out to sportsmen.
Pointer (n.) The two stars (Merak and Dubhe) in the Great Bear, the
Pointer (n.) Diagonal braces sometimes fixed across the hold.
Polymer (n.) Any one of two or more substances related to each other by polymerism; specifically, a substance produced from another substance by chemical polymerization.
Potager (n.) A porringer.
Potcher (n.) One who, or that which, potches.
Poulder (n. & v.) Powder.
Poulter (n.) A poulterer.
Pounder (n.) One who, or that which, pounds, as a stamp in an ore mill.
Pounder (n.) An instrument used for pounding; a pestle.
Pounder (n.) A person or thing, so called with reference to a certain number of pounds in value, weight, capacity, etc.; as, a cannon carrying a twelve-pound ball is called a twelve pounder.
Poynder (n.) See Poind, Poinder.
Prancer (n.) A horse which prances.
Pranker (n.) One who dresses showily; a prinker.
Premier (a.) First; chief; principal; as, the premier place; premier minister.
Premier (a.) Most ancient; -- said of the peer bearing the oldest title of his degree.
Premier (n.) The first minister of state; the prime minister.
Prender (n.) The power or right of taking a thing before it is offered.
Presser (n.) One who, or that which, presses.
Prester (n.) A meteor or exhalation formerly supposed to be thrown from the clouds with such violence that by collision it is set on fire.
Prester (n.) One of the veins of the neck when swollen with anger or other excitement.
Prester (n.) A priest or presbyter; as, Prester John.
Pricker (n.) One who, or that which, pricks; a pointed instrument; a sharp point; a prickle.
Pricker (n.) One who spurs forward; a light horseman.
Pricker (n.) A priming wire; a priming needle, -- used in blasting and gunnery.
Pricker (n.) A small mar
Prinker (n.) One who prinks.
Printer (n.) One who prints; especially, one who prints books, newspapers, engravings, etc., a compositor; a typesetter; a pressman.
Proffer (v. t.) To offer for acceptance; to propose to give; to make a tender of; as, to proffer a gift; to proffer services; to proffer friendship.
Proffer (v. t.) To essay or attempt of one's own accord; to undertake, or propose to undertake.
Proffer (n.) An offer made; something proposed for acceptance by another; a tender; as, proffers of peace or friendship.
Proffer (n.) Essay; attempt.
Proller (n.) Prowler; thief.
Prosper (v. t.) To favor; to render successful.
Prosper (v. i.) To be successful; to succeed; to be fortunate or prosperous; to thrive; to make gain.
Prosper (v. i.) To grow; to increase.
Prowler (n.) One that prowls.
Psalter (n.) The Book of Psalms; -- often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed.
Psalter (n.) Specifically, the Book of Psalms as printed in the Book of Common Prayer; among the Roman Catholics, the part of the Breviary which contains the Psalms arranged for each day of the week.
Psalter (n.) A rosary, consisting of a hundred and fifty beads, corresponding to the number of the psalms.
Puddler (n.) One who converts cast iron into wrought iron by the process of puddling.
Puncher (n.) One who, or that which, punches.
Punster (n.) One who puns, or is skilled in, or given to, punning; a quibbler; a low wit.
Pursuer (n.) One who pursues or chases; one who follows in haste, with a view to overtake.
Pursuer (n.) A plaintiff; a prosecutor.
Puttier (n.) One who putties; a glazier.
Puzzier (n.) One who, or that which, puzzles or perplexes.
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Quaffer (n.) One who quaffs, or drinks largely.
Quarter (n.) One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as, a quarter of a dollar, of a pound, of a yard, of an hour, etc.
Quarter (n.) The fourth of a hundred-weight, being 25 or 28 pounds, according as the hundredweight is reckoned at 100 or 112 pounds.
Quarter (n.) The fourth of a ton in weight, or eight bushels of grain; as, a quarter of wheat; also, the fourth part of a chaldron of coal.
Quarter (n.) The fourth part of the moon's period, or monthly revolution; as, the first quarter after the change or full.
Quarter (n.) One limb of a quadruped with the adjacent parts; one fourth part of the carcass of a slaughtered animal, including a leg; as, the fore quarters; the hind quarters.
Quarter (n.) That part of a boot or shoe which forms the side, from the heel to the vamp.
Quarter (n.) That part on either side of a horse's hoof between the toe and heel, being the side of the coffin.
Quarter (n.) A term of study in a seminary, college, etc, etc.; properly, a fourth part of the year, but often longer or shorter.
Quarter (n.) The encampment on one of the principal passages round a place besieged, to prevent relief and intercept convoys.
Quarter (n.) The after-part of a vessel's side, generally corresponding in extent with the quarter-deck; also, the part of the yardarm outside of the slings.
Quarter (n.) One of the divisions of an escutcheon when it is divided into four portions by a horizontal and a perpendicular
Quarter (v. t.) A division of a town, city, or county; a particular district; a locality; as, the Latin quarter in Paris.
Quarter (v. t.) A small upright timber post, used in partitions; -- in the United States more commonly called stud.
Quarter (v. t.) The fourth part of the distance from one point of the compass to another, being the fourth part of 11! 15', that is, about 2! 49'; -- called also quarter point.
Quarter (v. t.) Proper station; specific place; assigned position; special location.
Quarter (v. t.) A station at which officers and men are posted in battle; -- usually in the plural.
Quarter (v. t.) Place of lodging or temporary residence; shelter; entertainment; -- usually in the plural.
Quarter (v. t.) A station or encampment occupied by troops; a place of lodging for soldiers or officers; as, winter quarters.
Quarter (v. t.) Treatment shown by an enemy; mercy; especially, the act of sparing the life a conquered enemy; a refraining from pushing one's advantage to extremes.
Quarter (v. t.) Friendship; amity; concord.
Quarter (v. i.) To lodge; to have a temporary residence.
Quarter (v. i.) To drive a carriage so as to prevent the wheels from going into the ruts, or so that a rut shall be between the wheels.
Queller (n.) A killer; as, Jack the Giant Queller.
Queller (n.) One who quells; one who overpowers or subdues.
Quester (n.) One who seeks; a seeker.
Quieter (n.) One who, or that which, quiets.
Quilter (n.) One who, or that which, quilts.
Quitter (n.) One who quits.
Quitter (n.) A deliverer.
Quizzer (n.) One who quizzes; a quiz.
Rabbler (n.) A scraping tool for smoothing metal.
Raffler (n.) One who raffles.
Rallier (n.) One who rallies.
Rambler (n.) One who rambles; a rover; a wanderer.
Rampier (n.) See Rampart.
Rampler (n.) A rambler.
Rampler (a.) Roving; rambling.
Rattler (n.) One who, or that which, rattles.
Ravager (n.) One who, or that which, ravages or lays waste; spoiler.
Raveler (n.) One who ravels.
Ravener (n.) One who, or that which, ravens or plunders.
Ravener (n.) A bird of prey, as the owl or vulture.
Reacher (n.) One who reaches.
Reacher (n.) An exaggeration.
Rebuker (n.) One who rebukes.
Reciter (n.) One who recites; also, a book of extracts for recitation.
Recover (v. t.) To cover again.
Recover (v. t.) To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.
Recover (v. t.) To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
Recover (v. t.) To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.
Recover (v. t.) To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.
Recover (v. t.) To rescue; to deliver.
Recover (v. t.) To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.
Recover (v. i.) To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.
Recover (v. i.) To make one's way; to come; to arrive.
Recover (v. i.) To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
Recover (n.) Recovery.
Reducer (n.) One who, or that which, reduces.
Reenter (v. t.) To enter again.
Reenter (v. t.) To cut deeper, as engraved
Reenter (v. i.) To enter anew or again.
Refiner (n.) One who, or that which, refines.
Refuser (n.) One who refuses or rejects.
Refuter (n.) One who, or that which, refutes.
Regaler (n.) One who regales.
Reigner (n.) One who reigns.
Reinter (v. t.) To inter again.
Relater (n.) One who relates or narrates.
Remover (n.) One who removes; as, a remover of landmarks.
Renewer (n.) One who, or that which, renews.
Rentier (n.) One who has a fixed income, as from lands, stocks, or the like.
Reorder (v. t.) To order a second time.
Repiner (n.) One who repines.
Replier (n.) One who replies.
Replyer (n.) See Replier.
Reposer (n.) One who reposes.
Rescuer (n.) One who rescues.
Resider (n.) One who resides in a place.
Retaker (n.) One who takes again what has been taken; a recaptor.
Retirer (n.) One who retires.
Reveler (n.) One who revels.
Reverer (n.) One who reveres.
Reviler (n.) One who reviles.
Reviser (n.) One who revises.
Reviver (n.) One who, or that which, revives.
Revoker (n.) One who revokes.
Riddler (n.) One who riddles (grain, sand, etc.).
Riddler (n.) One who speaks in, or propounds, riddles.
Riffler (n.) A curved file used in carving wool and marble.
Righter (n.) One who sets right; one who does justice or redresses wrong.
Riveter (n.) One who rivets.
Roaster (n.) One who roasts meat.
Roaster (n.) A contrivance for roasting.
Roaster (n.) A pig, or other article of food fit for roasting.
Roedeer (n.) The roebuck.
Roister (v. i.) To bluster; to swagger; to bully; to be bold, noisy, vaunting, or turbulent.
Roister (n.) See Roisterer.
Rooster (n.) The male of the domestic fowl; a cock.
Rotifer (n.) One of the Rotifera. See Illust. in Appendix.
Roturer (n.) A roturier.
Rounder (n.) One who rounds; one who comes about frequently or regularly.
Rounder (n.) A tool for making an edge or surface round.
Rounder (n.) An English game somewhat resembling baseball; also, another English game resembling the game of fives, but played with a football.
Royster (n.) Alt. of Roysterer
Ruffler (n.) One who ruffles; a swaggerer; a bully; a ruffian.
Ruffler (n.) That which ruffles; specifically, a sewing machine attachment for making ruffles.
Rumbler (n.) One who, or that which, rumbles.
Rumorer (n.) A teller of news; especially, one who spreads false reports.
Rustler (n.) One who, or that which, rustles.
Rustler (n.) A bovine animal that can care for itself in any circumstances; also, an alert, energetic, driving person.
Ruttier (n.) A chart of a course, esp. at sea.
Saddler (n.) One who makes saddles.
Saddler (n.) A harp seal.
Saltier (n.) See Saltire.
Saluter (n.) One who salutes.
Sammier (n.) A machine for pressing the water from skins in tanning.
Sampler (n.) One who makes up samples for inspection; one who examines samples, or by samples; as, a wool sampler.
Sampler (n.) A pattern; a specimen; especially, a collection of needlework patterns, as letters, borders, etc., to be used as samples, or to display the skill of the worker.
Saunter (n. & v.) To wander or walk about idly and in a leisurely or lazy manner; to lounge; to stroll; to loiter.
Saunter (n.) A sauntering, or a sauntering place.
Scalder (n.) A Scandinavian poet; a scald.
Scalper (n.) One who, or that which, scalps.
Scalper (n.) Same as Scalping iron, under Scalping.
Scalper (n.) A broker who, dealing on his own account, tries to get a small and quick profit from slight fluctuations of the market.
Scalper (n.) A person who buys and sells the unused parts of railroad tickets.
Scalper (n.) A person who buys tickets for entertainment or sports events and sells them at a profit, often at a much higher price. Also, ticket scalper.
Scamper (v. t.) To run with speed; to run or move in a quick, hurried manner; to hasten away.
Scamper (n.) A scampering; a hasty flight.
Scatter (v. t.) To strew about; to sprinkle around; to throw down loosely; to deposit or place here and there, esp. in an open or sparse order.
Scatter (v. t.) To cause to separate in different directions; to reduce from a close or compact to a loose or broken order; to dissipate; to disperse.
Scatter (v. t.) Hence, to frustrate, disappoint, and overthrow; as, to scatter hopes, plans, or the like.
Scatter (v. i.) To be dispersed or dissipated; to disperse or separate; as, clouds scatter after a storm.
Scauper (n.) A tool with a semicircular edge, -- used by engravers to clear away the spaces between the
Scepter (n.) Alt. of Sceptre
Scepter (v. t.) Alt. of Sceptre
Schemer (n.) One who forms schemes; a projector; esp., a plotter; an intriguer.
Scoffer (n.) One who scoffs.
Scolder (n.) One who scolds.
Scolder (n.) The oyster catcher; -- so called from its shrill cries.
Scolder (n.) The old squaw.
Scomber (n.) A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel.
Scooper (n.) One who, or that which, scoops.
Scooper (n.) The avocet; -- so called because it scoops up the mud to obtain food.
Scorner (n.) One who scorns; a despiser; a contemner; specifically, a scoffer at religion.
Scorper (n.) Same as Scauper.
Scourer (n.) One who, or that which, scours.
Scourer (n.) A rover or footpad; a prowling robber.
Scraber (n.) The Manx shearwater.
Scraber (n.) The black guillemot.
Scraper (n.) An instrument with which anything is scraped.
Scraper (n.) An instrument by which the soles of shoes are cleaned from mud and the like, by drawing them across it.
Scraper (n.) An instrument drawn by oxen or horses, used for scraping up earth in making or repairing roads, digging cellars, canals etc.
Scraper (n.) An instrument having two or three sharp sides or edges, for cleaning the planks, masts, or decks of a ship.
Scraper (n.) In the printing press, a board, or blade, the edge of which is made to rub over the tympan sheet and thus produce the impression.
Scraper (n.) One who scrapes.
Scraper (n.) One who plays awkwardly on a violin.
Scraper (n.) One who acquires avariciously and saves penuriously.
Screwer (n.) One who, or that which, screws.
Scriber (n.) A sharp-pointed tool, used by joiners for drawing
Scrimer (n.) A fencing master.
Sculker () See Skulk, Skulker.
Sculler (n.) A boat rowed by one man with two sculls, or short oars.
Sculler (n.) One who sculls.
Scumber (v. i.) To void excrement.
Scumber (n.) Dung.
Scummer (v. i.) To scumber.
Scummer (n.) Excrement; scumber.
Scummer (n.) An instrument for taking off scum; a skimmer.
Scunner (v. t.) To cause to loathe, or feel disgust at.
Scunner (v. i.) To have a feeling of loathing or disgust; hence, to have dislike, prejudice, or reluctance.
Scunner (n.) A feeling of disgust or loathing; a strong prejudice; abhorrence; as, to take a scunner against some one.
Scupper (v.) An opening cut through the waterway and bulwarks of a ship, so that water falling on deck may flow overboard; -- called also scupper hole.
Searcer (n.) One who sifts or bolts.
Searcer (n.) A searce, or sieve.
Seceder (n.) One who secedes.
Seceder (n.) One of a numerous body of Presbyterians in Scotland who seceded from the communion of the Established Church, about the year 1733, and formed the Secession Church, so called.
Securer (n.) One who, or that which, secures.
Seducer (n.) One who, or that which, seduces; specifically, one who prevails over the chastity of a woman by enticements and persuasions.
Seether (n.) A pot for boiling things; a boiler.
Semster (n.) A seamster.
Setiger (n.) An annelid having setae; a chaetopod.
Settler (n.) One who settles, becomes fixed, established, etc.
Settler (n.) Especially, one who establishes himself in a new region or a colony; a colonist; a planter; as, the first settlers of New England.
Settler (n.) That which settles or finishes; hence, a blow, etc., which settles or decides a contest.
Settler (n.) A vessel, as a tub, in which something, as pulverized ore suspended in a liquid, is allowed to settle.
Sewster (n.) A seamstress.
Shammer (n.) One who shams; an impostor.
Shanker (n.) See Chancre.
Sharker (n.) One who lives by sharking.
Sharper (n.) A person who bargains closely, especially, one who cheats in bargains; a swinder; also, a cheating gamester.
Shaster (n.) Alt. of Shastra
Shatter (v. t.) To break at once into many pieces; to dash, burst, or part violently into fragments; to rend into splinters; as, an explosion shatters a rock or a bomb; too much steam shatters a boiler; an oak is shattered by lightning.
Shatter (v. t.) To disorder; to derange; to render unsound; as, to be shattered in intellect; his constitution was shattered; his hopes were shattered.
Shatter (v. t.) To scatter about.
Shatter (v. i.) To be broken into fragments; to fall or crumble to pieces by any force applied.
Shatter (n.) A fragment of anything shattered; -- used chiefly or soley in the phrase into shatters; as, to break a glass into shatters.
Shearer (n.) One who shears.
Shearer (n.) A reaper.
Shedder (n.) One who, or that which, sheds; as, a shedder of blood; a shedder of tears.
Shedder (n.) A crab in the act of casting its shell, or immediately afterwards while still soft; -- applied especially to the edible crabs, which are most prized while in this state.
Sheller (n.) One who, or that which, shells; as, an oyster sheller; a corn sheller.
Shelter (n.) That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen.
Shelter (n.) One who protects; a guardian; a defender.
Shelter (n.) The state of being covered and protected; protection; security.
Shelter (v. t.) To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.
Shelter (v. t.) To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.
Shelter (v. t.) To betake to cover, or to a safe place; -- used reflexively.
Shelter (v. i.) To take shelter.
Shifter (n.) One who, or that which, shifts; one who plays tricks or practices artifice; a cozener.
Shifter (n.) An assistant to the ship's cook in washing, steeping, and shifting the salt provisions.
Shifter (n.) An arrangement for shifting a belt sidewise from one pulley to another.
Shifter (n.) A wire for changing a loop from one needle to another, as in narrowing, etc.
Shimmer (v. i.) To shine with a tremulous or intermittent light; to shine faintly; to gleam; to glisten; to glimmer.
Shimmer (n.) A faint, tremulous light; a gleaming; a glimmer.
Shipper (n.) One who sends goods from one place to another not in the same city or town, esp. one who sends goods by water.
Shirker (n.) One who shirks.
Shooter (n.) One who shoots, as an archer or a gunner.
Shooter (n.) That which shoots.
Shooter (n.) A firearm; as, a five-shooter.
Shooter (n.) A shooting star.
Shopper (n.) One who shops.
Shouter (n.) One who shouts.
Shriver (n.) One who shrives; a confessor.
Shucker (n.) One who shucks oysters or clams
Shudder (v. i.) To tremble or shake with fear, horrer, or aversion; to shiver with cold; to quake.
Shudder (n.) The act of shuddering, as with fear.
Shunter (n.) A person employed to shunt cars from one track to another.
Shutter (n.) One who shuts or closes.
Shutter (n.) A movable cover or screen for a window, designed to shut out the light, to obstruct the view, or to be of some strength as a defense; a blind.
Shutter (n.) A removable cover, or a gate, for closing an aperture of any kind, as for closing the passageway for molten iron from a ladle.
Shyster (n.) A trickish knave; one who carries on any business, especially legal business, in a mean and dishonest way.
Sickler (n.) One who uses a sickle; a sickleman; a reaper.
Simpler (n.) One who collects simples, or medicinal plants; a herbalist; a simplist.
Sinoper (n.) Sinople.
Sirkeer (n.) Any one of several species of Asiatic cuckoos of the genus Taccocua, as the Bengal sirkeer (T. sirkee).
Skegger (n.) The parr.
Skelder (v. t. & i.) To deceive; to cheat; to trick.
Skelder (n.) A vagrant; a cheat.
Skelter (v. i.) To run off helter-skelter; to hurry; to scurry; -- with away or off.
Skilder (v. i.) To beg; to pilfer; to skelder.
Skimmer (n.) One who, or that which, skims; esp., a utensil with which liquids are skimmed.
Skimmer (n.) Any one of several large bivalve shells, sometimes used for skimming milk, as the sea clams, and large scallops.
Skinker (n.) One who serves liquor; a tapster.
Skinner (n.) One who skins.
Skinner (n.) One who deals in skins, pelts, or hides.
Skipper (n.) One who, or that which, skips.
Skipper (n.) A young, thoughtless person.
Skipper (n.) The saury (Scomberesox saurus).
Skipper (n.) The cheese maggot. See Cheese fly, under Cheese.
Skipper (n.) Any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family Hesperiadae; -- so called from their peculiar short, jerking flight.
Skipper (n.) The master of a fishing or small trading vessel; hence, the master, or captain, of any vessel.
Skipper (n.) A ship boy.
Skulker (n.) One who, or that which, skulks.
Slabber (v. i.) To let saliva or some liquid fall from the mouth carelessly, like a child or an idiot; to drivel; to drool.
Slabber (v. t.) To wet and foul spittle, or as if with spittle.
Slabber (v. t.) To spill liquid upon; to smear carelessly; to spill, as liquid foed or drink, in careless eating or drinking.
Slabber (n.) Spittle; saliva; slaver.
Slabber (n.) A saw for cutting slabs from logs.
Slabber (n.) A slabbing machine.
Slander (n.) A false tale or report maliciously uttered, tending to injure the reputation of another; the malicious utterance of defamatory reports; the dissemination of malicious tales or suggestions to the injury of another.
Slander (n.) Disgrace; reproach; dishonor; opprobrium.
Slander (n.) Formerly, defamation generally, whether oral or written; in modern usage, defamation by words spoken; utterance of false, malicious, and defamatory words, tending to the damage and derogation of another; calumny. See the Note under Defamation.
Slander (v. t.) To defame; to injure by maliciously uttering a false report; to tarnish or impair the reputation of by false tales maliciously told or propagated; to calumniate.
Slander (v. t.) To bring discredit or shame upon by one's acts.
Slapper (n.) One who, or that which, slaps.
Slapper (n.) Anything monstrous; a whopper.
Slapper (a.) Alt. of Slapping
Slasher (n.) A machine for applying size to warp yarns.
Slatter (v. i.) To be careless, negligent, or aswkward, esp. with regard to dress and neatness; to be wasteful.
Sleeper (n.) One who sleeps; a slumberer; hence, a drone, or lazy person.
Sleeper (n.) That which lies dormant, as a law.
Sleeper (n.) A sleeping car.
Sleeper (n.) An animal that hibernates, as the bear.
Sleeper (n.) A large fresh-water gobioid fish (Eleotris dormatrix).
Sleeper (n.) A nurse shark. See under Nurse.
Sleeper (n.) Something lying in a reclining posture or position.
Sleeper (n.) One of the pieces of timber, stone, or iron, on or near the level of the ground, for the support of some superstructure, to steady framework, to keep in place the rails of a railway, etc.; a stringpiece.
Sleeper (n.) One of the joists, or roughly shaped timbers, laid directly upon the ground, to receive the flooring of the ground story.
Sleeper (n.) One of the knees which connect the transoms to the after timbers on the ship's quarter.
Sleeper (n.) The lowest, or bottom, tier of casks.
Slender (superl.) Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a plant.
Slender (superl.) Weak; feeble; not strong; slight; as, slender hope; a slender constitution.
Slender (superl.) Moderate; trivial; inconsiderable; slight; as, a man of slender intelligence.
Slender (superl.) Small; inadequate; meager; pitiful; as, slender means of support; a slender pittance.
Slender (superl.) Spare; abstemious; frugal; as, a slender diet.
Slender (superl.) Uttered with a thin tone; -- the opposite of broad; as, the slender vowels long e and i.
Slibber (a.) Slippery.
Slicker (n.) That which makes smooth or sleek.
Slicker (n.) A kind of burnisher for leather.
Slicker (n.) A curved tool for smoothing the surfaces of a mold after the withdrawal of the pattern.
Slicker (n.) A waterproof coat.
Slidder (v. t.) To slide with interruption.
Slidder (v. t.) Alt. of Sliddery
Slinger (n.) One who slings, or uses a sling.
Slipper (n.) One who, or that which, slips.
Slipper (n.) A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe.
Slipper (n.) A kind of apron or pinafore for children.
Slipper (n.) A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
Slipper (n.) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; -- also called shoe, and gib.
Slipper (a.) Slippery.
Slither (v. i.) To slide; to glide.
Slitter (n.) One who, or that which, slits.
Slobber (v. t. & i.) See Slabber.
Slobber (n.) See Slabber.
Slobber (n.) A jellyfish.
Slobber (n.) Salivation.
Slubber (v. t.) To do lazily, imperfectly, or coarsely.
Slubber (v. t.) To daub; to stain; to cover carelessly.
Slubber (n.) A slubbing machine.
Sludger (n.) A bucket for removing mud from a bored hole; a sand pump.
Slugger (n.) One who strikes heavy blows; hence, a boxer; a prize fighter.
Slumber (v. i.) To sleep; especially, to sleep lightly; to doze.
Slumber (v. i.) To be in a state of negligence, sloth, supineness, or inactivity.
Slumber (v. t.) To lay to sleep.
Slumber (v. t.) To stun; to stupefy.
Slumber (n.) Sleep; especially, light sleep; sleep that is not deep or sound; repose.
Smasher (n.) One who, or that which, smashes or breaks things to pieces.
Smasher (n.) Anything very large or extraordinary.
Smasher (n.) One who passes counterfeit coin.
Smatter (v. i.) To talk superficially or ignorantly; to babble; to chatter.
Smatter (v. i.) To have a slight taste, or a slight, superficial knowledge, of anything; to smack.
Smatter (v. t.) To talk superficially about.
Smatter (v. t.) To gain a slight taste of; to acquire a slight, superficial knowledge of; to smack.
Smatter (n.) Superficial knowledge; a smattering.
Smeller (n.) One who smells, or perceives by the sense of smell; one who gives out smell.
Smeller (n.) The nose.
Smelter (n.) One who, or that which, smelts.
Smicker (a.) To look amorously or wantonly; to smirk.
Smicker (v.) Amorous; wanton; gay; spruce.
Smither (n.) Light, fine rain.
Smither (n.) Fragments; atoms; finders.
Smolder (v. i.) Alt. of Smoulder
Smolder (v. t.) Alt. of Smoulder
Smolder (n.) Alt. of Smoulder
Smother (v. t.) To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent breathing; to suffocate; as, to smother a child.
Smother (v. t.) To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like; as, to smother a fire.
Smother (v. t.) Hence, to repress the action of; to cover from public view; to suppress; to conceal; as, to smother one's displeasure.
Smother (v. i.) To be suffocated or stifled.
Smother (v. i.) To burn slowly, without sufficient air; to smolder.
Smother (v. t.) Stifling smoke; thick dust.
Smother (v. t.) A state of suppression.
Snapper (n.) One who, or that which, snaps; as, a snapper up of trifles; the snapper of a whip.
Snapper (n.) Any one of several species of large sparoid food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, abundant on the southern coasts of the United States and on both coasts of tropical America.
Snapper (n.) A snapping turtle; as, the alligator snapper.
Snapper (n.) The green woodpecker, or yaffle.
Snapper (n.) A snap beetle.
Snarler (n.) One who snarls; a surly, growling animal; a grumbling, quarrelsome fellow.
Snarler (n.) One who makes use of a snarling iron.
Sneaker (n.) One who sneaks.
Sneaker (n.) A vessel of drink.
Sneerer (n.) One who sneers.
Snicker (v. i.) To laugh slyly; to laugh in one's sleeve.
Snicker (v. i.) To laugh with audible catches of voice, as when persons attempt to suppress loud laughter.
Snicker (n.) A half suppressed, broken laugh.
Snigger (n.) See Snicker.
Snipper (n.) One who snips.
Snorter (n.) One who snorts.
Snorter (n.) The wheather; -- so called from its cry.
Snotter (v. i.) To snivel; to cry or whine.
Snotter (n.) A rope going over a yardarm, used to bend a tripping
Snuffer (n.) One who snuffs.
Snuffer (n.) The common porpoise.
Socager (n.) A tennant by socage; a socman.
Softner (n.) See Softener.
Soldier (n.) One who is engaged in military service as an officer or a private; one who serves in an army; one of an organized body of combatants.
Soldier (n.) Especially, a private in military service, as distinguished from an officer.
Soldier (n.) A brave warrior; a man of military experience and skill, or a man of distinguished valor; -- used by way of emphasis or distinction.
Soldier (n.) The red or cuckoo gurnard (Trigla pini.)
Soldier (n.) One of the asexual polymorphic forms of white ants, or termites, in which the head and jaws are very large and strong. The soldiers serve to defend the nest. See Termite.
Soldier (v. i.) To serve as a soldier.
Soldier (v. i.) To make a pretense of doing something, or of performing any task.
Sonifer (n.) A kind of ear trumpet for the deaf, or the partially deaf.
Soother (n.) One who, or that which, soothes.
Sounder (n.) One who, or that which; sounds; specifically, an instrument used in telegraphy in place of a register, the communications being read by sound.
Sounder (n.) A herd of wild hogs.
Souther (n.) A strong wind, gale, or storm from the south.
Spanker (n.) One who spanks, or anything used as an instrument for spanking.
Spanker (n.) The after sail of a ship or bark, being a fore-and-aft sail attached to a boom and gaff; -- sometimes called driver. See Illust. under Sail.
Spanker (n.) One who takes long, quick strides in walking; also, a fast horse.
Spanker (n.) Something very large, or larger than common; a whopper, as a stout or tall person.
Spanker (n.) A small coin.
Spanner (n.) One who, or that which, spans.
Spanner (n.) The lock of a fusee or carbine; also, the fusee or carbine itself.
Spanner (n.) An iron instrument having a jaw to fit a nut or the head of a bolt, and used as a lever to turn it with; a wrench; specifically, a wrench for unscrewing or tightening the couplings of hose.
Spanner (n.) A contrivance in some of the ealier steam engines for moving the valves for the alternate admission and shutting off of the steam.
Sparger (n.) A vessel with a perforated cover, for sprinkling with a liquid; a sprinkler.
Sparker (n.) A spark arrester.
Spatter (v. t.) To sprinkle with a liquid or with any wet substance, as water, mud, or the like; to make wet of foul spots upon by sprinkling; as, to spatter a coat; to spatter the floor; to spatter boots with mud.
Spatter (v. t.) To distribute by sprinkling; to sprinkle around; as, to spatter blood.
Spatter (v. t.) Fig.: To injure by aspersion; to defame; to soil; also, to throw out in a defamatory manner.
Spatter (v. i.) To throw something out of the mouth in a scattering manner; to sputter.
Spawner (n.) A mature female fish.
Spawner (n.) Whatever produces spawn of any kind.
Speaker (n.) One who speaks.
Speaker (n.) One who utters or pronounces a discourse; usually, one who utters a speech in public; as, the man is a good speaker, or a bad speaker.
Speaker (n.) A book of selections for declamation.
Spearer (n.) One who uses a spear; as, a spearer of fish.
Specter (n.) Alt. of Spectre
Speeder (n.) One who, or that which, speeds.
Speeder (n.) A machine for drawing and twisting slivers to form rovings.
Speller (n.) One who spells.
Speller (n.) A spelling book.
Spelter (n.) Zinc; -- especially so called in commerce and arts.
Spencer (n.) One who has the care of the spence, or buttery.
Spencer (n.) A short jacket worn by men and by women.
Spencer (n.) A fore-and-aft sail, abaft the foremast or the mainmast, hoisted upon a small supplementary mast and set with a gaff and no boom; a trysail carried at the foremast or mainmast; -- named after its inventor, Knight Spencer, of England .
Spender (n.) One who spends; esp., one who spends lavishly; a prodigal; a spendthrift.
Spiller (n.) One who, or that which, spills.
Spiller (n.) A kind of fishing
Spilter (n.) Any one of the small branches on a stag's head.
Spinner (n.) One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a spinning machine.
Spinner (n.) A spider.
Spinner (n.) A goatsucker; -- so called from the peculiar noise it makes when darting through the air.
Spinner (n.) A spinneret.
Spitter (n.) One who ejects saliva from the mouth.
Spitter (n.) One who puts meat on a spit.
Spitter (n.) A young deer whose antlers begin to shoot or become sharp; a brocket, or pricket.
Spoiler (n.) One who spoils; a plunderer; a pillager; a robber; a despoiler.
Spoiler (n.) One who corrupts, mars, or renders useless.
Sponger (n.) One who sponges, or uses a sponge.
Sponger (n.) One employed in gathering sponges.
Sponger (n.) Fig.: A parasitical dependent; a hanger-on.
Spooler (n.) One who, or that which, spools.
Sporter (n.) One who sports; a sportsman.
Spotter (n.) One who spots.
Spouter (n.) One who, or that which, spouts.
Spuller (n.) One employed to inspect yarn, to see that it is well spun, and fit for the loom.
Spurner (n.) One who spurns.
Spurrer (n.) One who spurs.
Sputter (v. i.) To spit, or to emit saliva from the mouth in small, scattered portions, as in rapid speaking.
Sputter (v. i.) To utter words hastily and indistinctly; to speak so rapidly as to emit saliva.
Sputter (v. i.) To throw out anything, as little jets of steam, with a noise like that made by one sputtering.
Sputter (v. t.) To spit out hastily by quick, successive efforts, with a spluttering sound; to utter hastily and confusedly, without control over the organs of speech.
Sputter (n.) Moist matter thrown out in small detached particles; also, confused and hasty speech.
Squarer (n.) One who, or that which, squares.
Squarer (n.) One who squares, or quarrels; a hot-headed, contentious fellow.
Stabber (n.) One who, or that which, stabs; a privy murderer.
Stabber (n.) A small mar
Stabler (n.) A stable keeper.
Stagger (n.) To move to one side and the other, as if about to fall, in standing or walking; not to stand or walk with steadiness; to sway; to reel or totter.
Stagger (n.) To cease to stand firm; to begin to give way; to fail.
Stagger (n.) To begin to doubt and waver in purposes; to become less confident or determined; to hesitate.
Stagger (v. t.) To cause to reel or totter.
Stagger (v. t.) To cause to doubt and waver; to make to hesitate; to make less steady or confident; to shock.
Stagger (v. t.) To arrange (a series of parts) on each side of a median
Stagger (n.) An unsteady movement of the body in walking or standing, as if one were about to fall; a reeling motion; vertigo; -- often in the plural; as, the stagger of a drunken man.
Stagger (n.) A disease of horses and other animals, attended by reeling, unsteady gait or sudden falling; as, parasitic staggers; appopletic or sleepy staggers.
Stagger (n.) Bewilderment; perplexity.
Stainer (n.) One who stains or tarnishes.
Stainer (n.) A workman who stains; as, a stainer of wood.
Stalder (n.) A wooden frame to set casks on.
Stalker (n.) One who stalks.
Stalker (n.) A kind of fishing net.
Staller (n.) A standard bearer. obtaining
Stammer (v. i.) To make involuntary stops in uttering syllables or words; to hesitate or falter in speaking; to speak with stops and diffivulty; to stutter.
Stammer (v. t.) To utter or pronounce with hesitation or imperfectly; -- sometimes with out.
Stammer (n.) Defective utterance, or involuntary interruption of utterance; a stutter.
Stamper (n.) One who stamps.
Stamper (n.) An instrument for pounding or stamping.
Stander (n.) One who stands.
Stander (n.) Same as Standel.
Stapler (n.) A dealer in staple goods.
Stapler (n.) One employed to assort wool according to its staple.
Starter (n.) One who, or that which, starts; as, a starter on a journey; the starter of a race.
Starter (n.) A dog that rouses game.
Stealer (n.) One who steals; a thief.
Stealer (n.) The endmost plank of a strake which stops short of the stem or stern.
Steamer (n.) A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.
Steamer (n.) A steam fire engine. See under Steam.
Steamer (n.) A road locomotive for use on common roads, as in agricultural operations.
Steamer (n.) A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, in cookery, and in various processes of manufacture.
Steamer (n.) The steamer duck.
Steeler (n.) One who points, edges, or covers with steel.
Steeler (n.) Same as Stealer.
Steeper (n.) A vessel, vat, or cistern, in which things are steeped.
Steerer (n.) One who steers; as, a boat steerer.
Steller (n.) The rytina; -- called also stellerine.
Stemmer (n.) One who, or that which, stems (in any of the senses of the verbs).
Stepper (n.) One who, or that which, steps; as, a quick stepper.
Sterner (n.) A director.
Sticker (n.) One who, or that which, sticks; as, a bill sticker.
Sticker (n.) That which causes one to stick; that which puzzles or poses.
Sticker (n.) In the organ, a small wooden rod which connects (in part) a key and a pallet, so as to communicate motion by pushing.
Sticker (n.) Same as Paster, 2.
Stifler (n.) One who, or that which, stifles.
Stifler (n.) See Camouflet.
Stiller (n.) One who stills, or quiets.
Stinger (n.) One who, or that which, stings.
Stinker (n.) One who, or that which, stinks.
Stinker (n.) Any one of the several species of large antarctic petrels which feed on blubber and carrion and have an offensive odor, as the giant fulmar.
Stinter (n.) One who, or that which, stints.
Stirrer (n.) One who, or that which, stirs something; also, one who moves about, especially after sleep; as, an early stirrer.
Stocker (n.) One who makes or fits stocks, as of guns or gun carriages, etc.
Stooper (n.) One who stoops.
Stopper (n.) One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or hole in a vessel.
Stopper (n.) A short piece of rope having a knot at one or both ends, with a lanyard under the knot, -- used to secure something.
Stopper (n.) A name to several trees of the genus Eugenia, found in Florida and the West Indies; as, the red stopper. See Eugenia.
Stopper (v. t.) To close or secure with a stopper.
Storier (n.) A relater of stories; an historian.
Strayer (n.) One who strays; a wanderer.
Striker (n.) One who, or that which, strikes; specifically, a blacksmith's helper who wields the sledge.
Striker (n.) A harpoon; also, a harpooner.
Striker (n.) A wencher; a lewd man.
Striker (n.) A workman who is on a strike.
Striker (n.) A blackmailer in politics; also, one whose political influence can be bought.
Striver (n.) One who strives.
Stroker (n.) One who strokes; also, one who pretends to cure by stroking.
Studier (n.) A student.
Stuffer (n.) One who, or that which, stuffs.
Stumper (n.) One who stumps.
Stumper (n.) A boastful person.
Stumper (n.) A puzzling or incredible story.
Stunner (n.) One who, or that which, stuns.
Stunner (n.) Something striking or amazing in quality; something of extraordinary excellence.
Stutter (v. t. & i.) To hesitate or stumble in uttering words; to speak with spasmodic repetition or pauses; to stammer.
Stutter (n.) The act of stuttering; a stammer. See Stammer, and Stuttering.
Stutter (n.) One who stutters; a stammerer.
Subduer (n.) One who, or that which, subdues; a conqueror.
Suckler (n.) An animal that suckles its young; a mammal.
Sumpter (n.) The driver of a pack horse.
Sumpter (n.) A pack; a burden.
Sumpter (n.) An animal, especially a horse, that carries packs or burdens; a baggage horse.
Sumpter (a.) Carrying pack or burdens on the back; as, a sumpter horse; a sumpter mule.
Swabber (v. t.) To swab.
Swabber (n.) One who swabs a floor or desk.
Swabber (n.) Formerly, an interior officer on board of British ships of war, whose business it was to see that the ship was kept clean.
Swabber (n.) Same as Swobber, 2.
Swagger (v. i.) To walk with a swaying motion; hence, to walk and act in a pompous, consequential manner.
Swagger (v. i.) To boast or brag noisily; to be ostentatiously proud or vainglorious; to bluster; to bully.
Swagger (v. t.) To bully.
Swagger (n.) The act or manner of a swaggerer.
Swasher (n.) One who makes a blustering show of valor or force of arms.
Swather (n.) A device attached to a mowing machine for raising the uncut fallen grain and marking the limit of the swath.
Swearer (n.) One who swears; one who calls God to witness for the truth of his declaration.
Swearer (n.) A profane person; one who uses profane language.
Sweater (n.) One who sweats.
Sweater (n.) One who, or that which, causes to sweat
Sweater (n.) A sudorific.
Sweater (n.) A woolen jacket or jersey worn by athletes.
Sweater (n.) An employer who oppresses his workmen by paying low wages.
Sweeper (n.) One who, or that which, sweeps, or cleans by sweeping; a sweep; as, a carpet sweeper.
Swelter (v. i.) To be overcome and faint with heat; to be ready to perish with heat.
Swelter (v. i.) To welter; to soak.
Swelter (v. t.) To oppress with heat.
Swelter (v. t.) To exude, like sweat.
Swifter (n.) A rope used to retain the bars of the capstan in their sockets while men are turning it.
Swifter (n.) A rope used to encircle a boat longitudinally, to strengthen and defend her sides.
Swifter (n.) The forward shroud of a lower mast.
Swifter (v. t.) To tighten, as slack standing rigging, by bringing the opposite shrouds nearer.
Swiller (n.) One who swills.
Swimmer (n.) One who swims.
Swimmer (n.) A protuberance on the leg of a horse.
Swimmer (n.) A swimming bird; one of the natatores.
Swinger (n.) One who swings or whirls.
Swinger (n.) One who swinges.
Swinger (n.) Anything very large, forcible, or astonishing.
Swinger (n.) A person who engages frequently in lively and fashionable pursuits, such as attending night clubs or discos.
Swinger (n.) A person who engages freely in sexual intercourse.
Swinker (n.) A laborer.
Swipper (a.) Nimble; quick.
Switzer (n.) A native or inhabitant of Switzerland; a Swiss.
Swobber (n.) See Swabber.
Swobber (n.) Four privileged cards, formerly used in betting at the game of whist.
Sworder (n.) One who uses, or fights with, a sword; a swordsman; a soldier; a cutthroat.
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Taborer (n.) One who plays on the tabor.
Tallier (n.) One who keeps tally.
Tanager (n.) Any one of numerous species of bright-colored singing birds belonging to Tanagra, Piranga, and allied genera. The scarlet tanager (Piranga erythromelas) and the summer redbird (Piranga rubra) are common species of the United States.
Tannier (n.) See Tanier.
Tapiser (n.) A maker of tapestry; an upholsterer.
Tapster (n.) One whose business is to tap or draw ale or other liquor.
Tarrier (n.) One who, or that which, tarries.
Tarrier (n.) A kind of dig; a terrier.
Tarsier (n.) See Tarsius.
Tattler (n.) One who tattles; an idle talker; one who tells tales.
Tattler (n.) Any one of several species of large, long-legged sandpipers belonging to the genus Totanus.
Taunter (n.) One who taunts.
Teacher (n.) One who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; an instructor; a tutor.
Teacher (n.) One who instructs others in religion; a preacher; a minister of the gospel; sometimes, one who preaches without regular ordination.
Telpher (n.) A contrivance for the conveyance of vehicles or loads by means of electricity.
Tempter (n.) One who tempts or entices; especially, Satan, or the Devil, regarded as the great enticer to evil.
Terrier (n.) An auger or borer.
Terrier (n.) One of a breed of small dogs, which includes several distinct subbreeds, some of which, such as the Skye terrier and Yorkshire terrier, have long hair and drooping ears, while others, at the English and the black-and-tan terriers, have short, close, smooth hair and upright ears.
Terrier (n.) Formerly, a collection of acknowledgments of the vassals or tenants of a lordship, containing the rents and services they owed to the lord, and the like.
Terrier (n.) In modern usage, a book or roll in which the lands of private persons or corporations are described by their site, boundaries, number of acres, or the like.
Thacker () See Thatch, Thatcher.
Theater (n.) Alt. of Theatre
Thiller (n.) The horse which goes between the thills, or shafts, and supports them; also, the last horse in a team; -- called also thill horse.
Thinker (n.) One who thinks; especially and chiefly, one who thinks in a particular manner; as, a close thinker; a deep thinker; a coherent thinker.
Thinner (n.) One who thins, or makes thinner.
Thither (adv.) To that place; -- opposed to hither.
Thither (adv.) To that point, end, or result; as, the argument tended thither.
Thither (a.) Being on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; -- a correlative of hither; as, on the thither side of the water.
Thither (a.) Applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than. See Hither, a.
Thriver (n.) One who thrives, or prospers.
Thrower (n.) One who throws. Specifically: (a) One who throws or twists silk; a throwster. (b) One who shapes vessels on a throwing engine.
Thumper (n.) One who, or that which, thumps.
Thunder (n.) The sound which follows a flash of lightning; the report of a discharge of atmospheric electricity.
Thunder (n.) The discharge of electricity; a thunderbolt.
Thunder (n.) Any loud noise; as, the thunder of cannon.
Thunder (n.) An alarming or statrling threat or denunciation.
Thunder (n.) To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity; -- often used impersonally; as, it thundered continuously.
Thunder (n.) Fig.: To make a loud noise; esp. a heavy sound, of some continuance.
Thunder (n.) To utter violent denunciation.
Thunder (v. t.) To emit with noise and terror; to utter vehemently; to publish, as a threat or denunciation.
Tickler (n.) One who, or that which, tickles.
Tickler (n.) Something puzzling or difficult.
Tickler (n.) A book containing a memorandum of notes and debts arranged in the order of their maturity.
Tickler (n.) A prong used by coopers to extract bungs from casks.
Tighter (n.) A ribbon or string used to draw clothes closer.
Tinkler (n.) A tinker.
Tippler (n.) One who keeps a tippling-house.
Tippler (n.) One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spirituous liquors, whether he becomes intoxicated or not.
Toaster (n.) One who toasts.
Toaster (n.) A kitchen utensil for toasting bread, cheese, etc.
Toddler (n.) One who toddles; especially, a young child.
Togider (adv.) Alt. of Togidres
Torcher (n.) One who gives light with a torch, or as if with a torch.
T'other () A colloquial contraction of the other, and formerly a contraction for that other. See the Note under That, 2.
Tracker (n.) One who, or that which, tracks or pursues, as a man or dog that follows game.
Tracker (n.) In the organ, a light strip of wood connecting (in path) a key and a pallet, to communicate motion by pulling.
Trailer (n.) One who, or that which, trails.
Trailer (n.) A part of an object which extends some distance beyond the main body of the object; as, the trailer of a plant.
Trainer (n.) One who trains; an instructor; especially, one who trains or prepares men, horses, etc., for exercises requiring physical agility and strength.
Trainer (n.) A militiaman when called out for exercise or discip
Tramper (n.) One who tramps; a stroller; a vagrant or vagabond; a tramp.
Tranter (n.) One who trants; a peddler; a carrier.
Trapper (n.) One who traps animals; one who makes a business of trapping animals for their furs.
Trapper (n.) A boy who opens and shuts a trapdoor in a gallery or level.
Trawler (n.) One who, or that which, trawls.
Trawler (n.) A fishing vessel which trails a net behind it.
Treader (n.) One who treads.
Treater (n.) One who treats; one who handles, or discourses on, a subject; also, one who entertains.
Trender (n.) One whose business is to free wool from its filth.
Tricker (n.) One who tricks; a trickster.
Tricker (n.) A trigger.
Trifler (n.) One who trifles.
Trigger (n.) A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity.
Trigger (n.) A piece, as a lever, which is connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it; especially (Firearms), the part of a lock which is moved by the finger to release the cock and discharge the piece.
Trimmer (n.) One who trims, arranges, fits, or ornaments.
Trimmer (n.) One who does not adopt extreme opinions in politics, or the like; one who fluctuates between parties, so as to appear to favor each; a timeserver.
Trimmer (n.) An instrument with which trimming is done.
Trimmer (n.) A beam, into which are framed the ends of headers in floor framing, as when a hole is to be left for stairs, or to avoid bringing joists near chimneys, and the like. See Illust. of Header.
Tripper (n.) One who trips or supplants; also, one who walks or trips nimbly; a dancer.
Tripper (n.) An excursionist.
Troller (n.) One who trolls.
Trooper (n.) A soldier in a body of cavalry; a cavalryman; also, the horse of a cavalryman.
Trotter (n.) One that trots; especially, a horse trained to be driven in trotting matches.
Trotter (n.) The foot of an animal, especially that of a sheep; also, humorously, the human foot.
Trucker (n.) One who trucks; a trafficker.
Truster (n.) One who trusts, or credits.
Truster (n.) One who makes a trust; -- the correlative of trustee.
Tryster (n.) One who makes an appointment, or tryst; one who meets with another.
Tumbler (n.) One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat.
Tumbler (n.) A movable obstruction in a lock, consisting of a lever, latch, wheel, slide, or the like, which must be adjusted to a particular position by a key or other means before the bolt can be thrown in locking or unlocking.
Tumbler (n.) A piece attached to, or forming part of, the hammer of a gunlock, upon which the mainspring acts and in which are the notches for sear point to enter.
Tumbler (n.) A drinking glass, without a foot or stem; -- so called because originally it had a pointed or convex base, and could not be set down with any liquor in it, thus compelling the drinker to finish his measure.
Tumbler (n.) A variety of the domestic pigeon remarkable for its habit of tumbling, or turning somersaults, during its flight.
Tumbler (n.) A breed of dogs that tumble when pursuing game. They were formerly used in hunting rabbits.
Tumbler (n.) A kind of cart; a tumbrel.
Turtler (n.) One who catches turtles or tortoises.
Twagger (n.) A lamb.
Twigger (n.) A fornicator.
Twinner (n.) One who gives birth to twins; a breeder of twins.
Twinter (n.) A domestic animal two winters old.
Twister (n.) One who twists; specifically, the person whose occupation is to twist or join the threads of one warp to those of another, in weaving.
Twister (n.) The instrument used in twisting, or making twists.
Twister (n.) A girder.
Twister (n.) The inner part of the thigh, the proper place to rest upon when on horseback.
Twitter (n.) One who twits, or reproaches; an upbraider.
Twitter (v. i.) To make a succession of small, tremulous, intermitted noises.
Twitter (v. i.) To make the sound of a half-suppressed laugh; to titter; to giggle.
Twitter (v. i.) To have a slight trembling of the nerves; to be excited or agitated.
Twitter (v. t.) To utter with a twitter.
Twitter (n.) The act of twittering; a small, tremulous, intermitted noise, as that made by a swallow.
Twitter (n.) A half-suppressed laugh; a fit of laughter partially restrained; a titter; a giggle.
Twitter (n.) A slight trembling or agitation of the nerves.
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Uncover (v. t.) To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body.
Uncover (v. t.) To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
Uncover (v. t.) To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.
Uncover (v. i.) To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect.
Uncover (v. i.) To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.
Unifier (n.) One who, or that which, unifies; as, a natural law is a unifier of phenomena.
Unmiter (v. t.) Alt. of Unmitre
Unorder (v. t.) To countermand an order for.
Unpower (n.) Want of power; weakness.
Upcheer (v. t.) To cheer up.
Usurper (n.) One who usurps; especially, one who seizes illegally on sovereign power; as, the usurper of a throne, of power, or of the rights of a patron.
Utterer (n.) One who utters.
Vaagmer (n.) The dealfish.
Vaporer (n.) One who vapors; a braggart.
Vaulter (n.) One who vaults; a leaper; a tumbler.
Vaunter (n.) One who vaunts; a boaster.
Veliger (n.) Any larval gastropod or bivalve mollusk in the state when it is furnished with one or two ciliated membranes for swimming.
Vetiver (n.) An East Indian grass (Andropogon muricatus); also, its fragrant roots which are much used for making mats and screens. Also called kuskus, and khuskhus.
Viander (n.) A feeder; an eater; also, one who provides viands, or food; a host.
Vintner (n.) One who deals in wine; a wine seller, or wine merchant.
Visiter (n.) A visitor.
Voucher (n.) One who vouches, or gives witness or full attestation, to anything.
Voucher (n.) The act of calling in a person to make good his warranty of title in the old form of action for the recovery of lands.
Voucher (n.) The tenant in a writ of right; one who calls in another to establish his warranty of title. In common recoveries, there may be a single voucher or double vouchers.
Voyager (n.) One who voyages; one who sails or passes by sea or water.
Waddler (n.) One who, or that which, waddles.
Waferer (n.) A dealer in the cakes called wafers; a confectioner.
Wagerer (n.) One who wagers, or lays a bet.
Wagoner (n.) One who conducts a wagon; one whose business it is to drive a wagon.
Wagoner (n.) The constellation Charles's Wain, or Ursa Major. See Ursa major, under Ursa.
Waister (n.) A seaman, usually a green hand or a broken-down man, stationed in the waist of a vessel of war.
Wakener (n.) One who wakens.
Waltzer (n.) A person who waltzes.
Warbler (n.) One who, or that which, warbles; a singer; a songster; -- applied chiefly to birds.
Warbler (n.) Any one of numerous species of small Old World singing birds belonging to the family Sylviidae, many of which are noted songsters. The bluethroat, blackcap, reed warbler (see under Reed), and sedge warbler (see under Sedge) are well-known species.
Warbler (n.) Any one of numerous species of small, often bright colored, American singing birds of the family or subfamily Mniotiltidae, or Sylvicolinae. They are allied to the Old World warblers, but most of them are not particularly musical.
Watcher (n.) One who watches; one who sits up or continues; a diligent observer; specifically, one who attends upon the sick during the night.
Waterer (n.) One who, or that which, waters.
Waverer (n.) One who wavers; one who is unsettled in doctrine, faith, opinion, or the like.
Weather (n.) The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, etc.
Weather (n.) Vicissitude of season; meteorological change; alternation of the state of the air.
Weather (n.) Storm; tempest.
Weather (n.) A light rain; a shower.
Weather (v. t.) To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.
Weather (v. t.) Hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to weather the storm.
Weather (v. t.) To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship.
Weather (v. t.) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.
Weather (v. i.) To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather.
Weather (a.) Being toward the wind, or windward -- opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.
Webster (n.) A weaver; originally, a female weaver.
Weigher (n.) One who weighs; specifically, an officer whose duty it is to weigh commodities.
Welcher (n.) See Welsher.
Welsher (n.) One who cheats at a horse race; one who bets, without a chance of being able to pay; one who receives money to back certain horses and absconds with it.
Wencher (n.) One who wenches; a lewd man.
Whacker (n.) One who whacks.
Whacker (n.) Anything very large; specif., a great lie; a whapper.
Whapper (n.) Alt. of Whopper
Whopper (n.) Something uncommonly large of the kind; something astonishing; -- applied especially to a bold lie.
Wheeler (n.) One who wheels, or turns.
Wheeler (n.) A maker of wheels; a wheelwright.
Wheeler (n.) A wheel horse. See under Wheel.
Wheeler (n.) A steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by paddle wheels; -- used chiefly in the terms side-wheeler and stern-wheeler.
Wheeler (n.) A worker on sewed muslin.
Wheeler (n.) The European goatsucker.
Whether (pron.) Which (of two); which one (of two); -- used interrogatively and relatively.
Whetter (n.) One who, or that which, whets, sharpens, or stimulates.
Whetter (n.) A tippler; one who drinks whets.
Whimper (v. i.) To cry with a low, whining, broken voice; to whine; to complain; as, a child whimpers.
Whimper (v. t.) To utter in alow, whining tone.
Whimper (n.) A low, whining, broken cry; a low, whining sound, expressive of complaint or grief.
Whinger (n.) A kind of hanger or sword used as a knife at meals and as a weapon.
Whinner (v. i.) To whinny.
Whipper (n.) One who whips; especially, an officer who inflicts the penalty of legal whipping.
Whipper (n.) One who raises coal or merchandise with a tackle from a chip's hold.
Whipper (n.) A kind of simple willow.
Whirler (n.) One who, or that which, whirls.
Whisker (n.) One who, or that which, whisks, or moves with a quick, sweeping motion.
Whisker (n.) Formerly, the hair of the upper lip; a mustache; -- usually in the plural.
Whisker (n.) That part of the beard which grows upon the sides of the face, or upon the chin, or upon both; as, side whiskers; chin whiskers.
Whisker (n.) A hair of the beard.
Whisker (n.) One of the long, projecting hairs growing at the sides of the mouth of a cat, or other animal.
Whisker (n.) Iron rods extending on either side of the bowsprit, to spread, or guy out, the stays, etc.
Whisper (v. i.) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound. See Whisper, n.
Whisper (n.) To make a low, sibilant sound or noise.
Whisper (n.) To speak with suspicion, or timorous caution; to converse in whispers, as in secret plotting.
Whisper (v. t.) To utter in a low and nonvocal tone; to say under the breath; hence, to mention privately and confidentially, or in a whisper.
Whisper (v. t.) To address in a whisper, or low voice.
Whisper (v. t.) To prompt secretly or cautiously; to inform privately.
Whisper (n.) A cautious or timorous speech.
Whisper (n.) Something communicated in secret or by whispering; a suggestion or insinuation.
Whisper (n.) A low, sibilant sound.
Whither (adv.) To what place; -- used interrogatively; as, whither goest thou?
Whither (adv.) To what or which place; -- used relatively.
Whither (adv.) To what point, degree, end, conclusion, or design; whereunto; whereto; -- used in a sense not physical.
Whoever (pron.) Whatever person; any person who; be or she who; any one who; as, he shall be punished, whoever he may be.
Whooper (n.) One who, or that which, whooops.
Whopper (n.) One who, or that which, whops.
Whopper (n.) Same as Whapper.
Whorler (n.) A potter's wheel.
Widower (n.) A man who has lost his wife by death, and has not married again.
Wielder (n.) One who wields or employs; a manager; a controller.
Wiggler (n.) The young, either larva or pupa, of the mosquito; -- called also wiggletail.
Willier (n.) One who works at a willying machine.
Woolder (n.) A stick used to tighten the rope in woolding.
Woolder (n.) One of the handles of the top, formed by a wooden pin passing through it. See 1st Top, 2.
Worrier (n.) One who worries.
Wounder (n.) One who, or that which, wounds.
Wrapper (n.) One who, or that which, wraps.
Wrapper (n.) That in which anything is wrapped, or inclosed; envelope; covering.
Wrapper (n.) Specifically, a loose outer garment; an article of dress intended to be wrapped round the person; as, a morning wrapper; a gentleman's wrapper.
Wreaker (n.) Avenger.
Wrecker (n.) One who causes a wreck, as by false lights, and the like.
Wrecker (n.) One who searches fro, or works upon, the wrecks of vessels, etc. Specifically: (a) One who visits a wreck for the purpose of plunder. (b) One who is employed in saving property or lives from a wrecked vessel, or in saving the vessel; as, the wreckers of Key West.
Wrecker (n.) A vessel employed by wreckers.
Wrester (n.) One who wrests.
Wringer (n.) One who, or that which, wrings; hence, an extortioner.
Wringer (n.) A machine for pressing water out of anything, particularly from clothes after they have been washed.
Wrister (n.) A covering for the wrist.
Wronger (n.) One who wrongs or injures another.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".