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Meaning of RINGER

Pronunciation:  'ringur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg
  2. [n]  a contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses
  3. [n]  (informal) a person who is almost identical to another
  4. [n]  a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
 

RINGER is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: bell ringer, dead ringer, toller
 
 See Also: double, fake, faker, fraud, image, imposter, impostor, look-alike, pretender, pseud, pseudo, role player, sham, shammer, signaler, signaller, throw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ring"er\, n.
    1. One who, or that which, rings; especially, one who rings
       chimes on bells.
    
    2. (Mining) A crowbar. --Simmonds.
    
    
  2. \Ring"er\, n. (Horse Racing)
    A horse that is not entitled to take part in a race, but is
    fraudulently got into it.
    
    
 

 

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