a person or thing that changes something.
Obsolete. a moneychanger.

Origin of changer

1350–1400; Middle English. See change, -er1
Related formstrans·chang·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for changer

Historical Examples of changer

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


    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.


    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

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper