[ cheyn-jer ]
/ ˈtʃeɪn dʒər /


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

Nearby words

  1. changeling,
  2. changemaker,
  3. changement de pied,
  4. changeover,
  5. changepocket,
  6. changeroom,
  7. changing bag,
  8. changing room,
  9. changing table,
  10. changing tone

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

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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