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Meaning of UNDERTAKER

Pronunciation:  `undur'teykur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one whose business is the management of funerals
 

UNDERTAKER is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: funeral director, funeral undertaker, mortician
 
 See Also: embalmer, skilled worker, trained worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`der*tak"er\, n.
1. One who undertakes; one who engages in any project or
   business. --Beau. & Fl.

2. One who stipulates or covenants to perform any work for
   another; a contractor.

         To sign deputations for undertakes to furnish their
         proportions of saltpeter.             --Evelyn.

         In come some other undertakes, and promise us the
         same or greater wonders.              --South.

3. Specifically, one who takes the charge and management of
   funerals.

 

 

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