Origin of breeder
Related Words for breederadviser, coach, professor, tutor, mentor, handler, breeder, producer, farmer, herdsman, herder, rancher, peasant, laborer, grower, lecturer, guide, demonstrator, agriculturist, shepherd
Examples from the Web for breeder
Contemporary Examples of breeder
It would be nice to feel—as he put it the other day—that he had “a breeder” among his grandchildren.When Did "Married Without Children" Become Gauche?
November 15, 2008
Historical Examples of breeder
So you wish me to set up as a breeder of young horses, do you, Socrates?The Economist
This becomes a source of great annoyance and loss to the breeder.
Slinking is one of the greatest pests to which a breeder is subjected.
Great care, therefore, must be taken by the breeder when his calves are weaned.
I have also been assured by a breeder that this is the case.
1570s, "one who produces or originates," agent noun from breed (v.). Meaning "one who breeds cattle" or some other animal is recorded from 1530s. Of nuclear reactors, from 1948. As a scornful homosexual term for "heterosexual person," attested from 1986.