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changer

[cheyn-jer]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that changes something.
  2. record changer.
  3. Obsolete. a moneychanger.

Origin of changer

1350–1400; Middle English. See change, -er1
Related formstrans·chang·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for changer

Historical Examples

  • The change may be a disgrace for the changer and not for the changed one.

    Woman

    William J. Robinson

  • You sang of them and were the slave of them, but I was the maker of them and the changer of them.

  • The change is often made, not because the changer has gone upward, but because he has gone downward, has deteriorated.

    Woman

    William J. Robinson

  • Ledit Lieutenant Criminel luy ayant dit qu'il luy vouloit faire raire ou razer le poil & changer d'habits: afin qu'il dict verité.

  • The technical term for anything new is "bida't," and of it, it is said: "Bida't is the changer of Sunnat."


Word Origin and History for changer

n.

early 14c., agent noun from change (v.), or else from Old French changeour "money-changer, barterer," from changier.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper